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Building a Strong Portfolio

Happy New Year everyone! Hope you had fantastic holidays too. We wanted to give you some advice as you are getting your portfolios ready. As you probably know, our application deadline for all Undergraduate programs is February 1st. We review… Continue Reading →

Top 10 Tips for Surviving National Portfolio Day!

National Portfolio Day is fast approaching – it is this upcoming Saturday, November 8th. Doors open at 11:45 and portfolio reviews happen from 12noon – 4pm.  This event is an awesome opportunity to get feedback and advice from faculty about… Continue Reading →

What is a Portfolio anyway?

(this is an updated version of an earlier post) Put simply, a Portfolio is a sample of your creative, original art and design work, that shows your skill level and talent. It should be a reflection of who you are… Continue Reading →

Portfolio Reviews: A Video

We know that the portflio process can be scary, but maybe this video will give you a glimpse into what the process is like!

be a MAKER without breaking the bank

As a Recruiter for OCAD U, I get asked about what to include in a portfolio all the time. And sometimes students don’t have resources, tools or space to make the kind of work they would like. It can be… Continue Reading →

Tips For Surviving The Dreaded Portfolio Review…

So, you’ve submitted your application, you’ve received a confirmation email and you’ve been assigned a date and time to have your portfolio reviewed. And you’re maybe a bit nervous. Or a lot nervous. Or terrified. Or excited.  (if you can’t… Continue Reading →

National Portfolio Day

An education in art and design is a special learning experience. National Portfolio Day is your opportunity to meet professionals from some of the finest design and visual arts schools in North America. It’s not a competition, and no offer… Continue Reading →

What is a Portfolio anyway?

Put simply, a Portfolio is a sample of your creative, original art and design work, that shows your skill level and talent. It should be a reflection of who you are as a creative individual and maker of work. In… Continue Reading →

Building a Strong Sketchbook

Art teachers are always telling you “Sketchbook, sketchbook, sketchbook”.  To some students, this might cause an eye rolling reaction. Well, I hate to break it to you, but they’re right. The sketchbook/process work is an important part of the portfolio… Continue Reading →

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