Preparing an art school portfolio to apply for an undergraduate BFA degree is a major undertaking, and it can be an intimidating process that is stressful, especially if you are doing it all by yourself without any guidance or assistance. The curriculum we will use is from our BFA Portfolios Track.
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Premium Track Features
- 6 students only, allowing for close guidance and prompt feedback, and comprehensive attention from our staff.
- 2 live voice sessions every week with Prof Lieu and a Teaching Artist.
- Voice sessions are about 60 min., held in our Discord.
- 6 week tracks only: 30 min., one-on-one review with Prof Lieu at the end of the track.
- Access to private channels in our Discord where you’ll get support and critiques from our staff.
- Premium Track “alumni” will continue to have access to the private Discord channels once the track ends.
Watch a voice session
“I really enjoyed my experience in the class, and I’m so excited about how much I improved. I wasn’t sure exactly what I would discover with my work along the way, but I learned more than I expected.
I so appreciated the dedicated one-on-one time. I think that helped me more than anything.“
We understand that many people have limited budgets for supplies, so our premium tracks are structured so that you can use any materials you want, within that track’s focus.
For example, if you are doing the Painting Premium Track, you could choose any paint media: watercolor, gouache, acryl gouache, acrylic, oils, water mixable oils, ink wash, etc. We provide a supply list with recommended supplies for each paint media and are happy to provide further support, but you can work with whatever you have! Same with digital software: you can use Procreate, Photoshop, Krita, whatever you have access to.
We recommend for this track using a broad range of art media so you can demonstrate your versatility as an artist, below are lists in several categories of art media you can choose from.
Software List: Digital Media
Supply Lists: Drawing Media
Supply Lists: Painting Media
Supply Lists: 3D, Collage, Printmaking
Hear from an Art Prof Student
I am super pleased to say that this class is a great representation of college art classes – and even better in some aspects! First, I loved the one-on-one attention we received from all three teachers.
When you’re in college, you might be in a class with 15-20 other students – and competing for attention with 40-60 other students depending on how many classes that professor teaches. This class had 6 students total, which allowed everyone to get ample individualized feedback and guidance.“Brittany Spiszer
- Limit 6 students.
- Enrollment is first come, first serve.
- All students are required to join our Discord.
- We require 4 students to run the track.
- We will confirm whether the track is running by the Wednesday after the Friday registration deadline.
- If the track does not run, you will receive a full refund no later than a week from the Friday registration deadline.
- All payments are non-refundable if the track runs.
- There are no refunds for missed voice sessions, or if a student is late to a voice session.
- We only issue refunds if the track does not run due to lack of enrollment.
- Questions? Contact us.
Art Prof Scholarships
If we have extra spaces in a premium track after registration closes, we will open up the opportunity the apply for an Art Prof Scholarship, which is a chance to enroll in a premium track for free.
Please do not apply if you are not able to fully commit 100% to the premium track if you are selected for the scholarship. Check all the voice session dates, logistics and confirm that you can be available.
We don’t want to see an opportunity like this wasted, when there are so many people who would benefit.
We cannot make any guarantees that any scholarships will become available, it all depends on whether there are spaces after registration closes.
You’ll be asked to provide 2 essays via a Google form. Minimum 500 words, maximum 200 words.
- Essay 1: Talk about your journey and background as an artist, how has it impacted our life, why is it important to you?
- Essay 2: Explain why you are applying for this scholarship. How will this help you as an artist in the short term and long term? What do you hope to learn and gain from the experience?