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It's eromenos(i changed accounts) hah so I guess that being the starter of this thread I'd like to say OMG THANK YOU SO MUCH for posting your portfolios XD This gives me a pretty good idea of what level I need to be at (and to all the Ringling people, I might be seeing you guys next year The Ringling Admissions guy liked my stuff when he visited my school.)
Anyway I hope this thread keeps on going with more stuff and I will so post here when i get accepted (hopefully)
Obviously there is going to be a huge range in both of those fields. You'll have everything from starving unsucessful freelancers to John Lasseter.
But generally speaking, they pay roughly the same but 3d jobs are far easier to get.
This is so old.. but here's my portfolio that I used to apply to the School of Advertising Arts, a private school in the local area (that I'm glad I didn't end up going to).
At that point I had just gone to your basic high school art classes, and other then that just self taught. My goal was to have as much variety as I could. I'm also going for my Design degree, rather than fine arts. Is anyone else?
I would be delighted to see some accepted SVA work.
I would show you bapsi but I purged my entry portfolio from view basically.
aaah I just got accepted for spring but don't have any on the comp. Hopefully when I get them back I'll scan/take pics of them.
you're saying that you didnt get accepted to SVA? how is that even possible with your portfolio?
I think it might be that it's too inspired by pop art artists. Almost too close actually. One set in particular (the colored ones) are very very reminiscent of Camille Rose Garcia. Maybe the school saw it as plagiarism?
"this is what I *intend* to submit for Ringling and SVA. I probably won't be able to afford it but it's worth a shot.. Anyways it's not accepted but at the very least it will some people what "not to do.""
Isn't MCM saying this is his/her INTENDED submission? I read the "what not to do" as sarcasm. What makes you think it was rejected?
Hahaha yeah. I was scared for a minute there; cause I think that should get in, studies or no studies
hey guys and gals, i was looking through my old website and i found my parsons portfolio, so i figured i'd post it up for ya.
http://www.geocities.com/edds_bestfr...portfolio.html : i applied last year and i got i think around $35000 in scholarships from them. oh and i applied for foundation year
http://conceptart.org/forums/showthread.php?t=125887 : this is my calarts portfolio too (i believe it was posted somewhere on the first page of this thread...) i got $12000 from them, also from last year and for the character animation department
i also applied for sva and mica with generally the same portfolio as parsons with maybe some pieces from the calarts one...em..i dont really remember... i dont remember what scholarships i got from them since i was...em..more focused on parsons and calarts. but i applied for animation for sva and illustration for mica.
anyways, i hope this helps you guys out.
(haha, oh man. now that i look back at it...i dont know why i submited some of the things i did...)
i got some thumbnails of stuff i did in photoshop......please comment
I'm no expert, but skill wise you look like you have a great chance of getting into any school you want. Lol.
Are the ballerina, the eagle, and the cello done from photographs you took yourself or from life?
Most people I've talked to said that schools prefer stuff done from life, and that they don't really like stuff done from photos, and that they really hate stuff done from commercial photographs/photographs you didn't take yourself...and I guess admissions officers have the ability to spot any of the three (I've seen this happen to kids during live portfolio reviews and etc).
I'm only asking because you said you did them all in photoshop and I can't tell if you're sitting in front of settings or pulling them off net.
Amazing work, good luck with working on your portfolio.
My sketchbook. Input and advice is, well, appreciated. :] http://www.conceptart.org/forums/sho...d.php?t=118556
Hey guys, great thread! Looking at your portfolios are amazing.
Just one quick question, I'm applying for college in Jan and I've only ever made one portfolio in high school. To cut a long story short should I get a big sized sheet of paper and back my stuff onto it (sounds clumsy I know but I need to bring it in at the interview and its the only way I can think of)
C&C are more than welcome
deviantart gallery http://midge7.deviantart.com/
Let's see more portfolios...this really helps.
i see what you mean amoolie.
well.....he cello is actually a photograph, and the picture of the balerrina actually my own composition which was sort of made u after looking at a lot of photos of ballerinas and eagles
i was actualy going to do and eagle in flight....but then decided to go for a portrait of one.....
this is a painting of my mum, done in life.....
i had to take a photograph after a while cus she got bored of sitiing in one position
i used oil on cardboard......
i wonder whether this would be good enough.
ive got like horde of these at home..sort of lying around.
This is a really great thread and I enjoyed looking at everyone's portfolios. Especially those who got into CalArts because I will be applying very very soon for the 2009 2010 year.
I was wondering if one of you CalArts folks would tell me what I will be expecting in the mail after I apply. Will the acceptance letter be just a letter... or will it be a package?
it's a bit too saturated <-- this you can use help from the color mixing theory sean cheetham used, just google his name
there's an article talking about it
and you can improve the composition a bit more
Last edited by fredcheng1987; November 8th, 2008 at 02:56 AM.
Rakael, this is excellent work for a high school student! It has solidity and a real sense of form and planes. You have taught yourself a lot.
noooo a surprise???
i have to knoww...