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Re: Portfolios for college admission


Date: Wed Sep 15 2004 - 13:45:59 PDT

self portrait (more than 1)
landscape (emphasizing use of perspective with foreground, midground, background)
figures (more than 1 drawing, contour line, realistic, gesture, emphasizing observation and drawing styles)
interior (emphasizing perspective, texutres, observation skills)
exterior (emphasizing drawing from observation)
still life (emphazing drawing from observation)
color "problem"
value study
sculptural pieces (at least 3-slides will do) (clay, mixed media, altered books,etc)
etching or linoleum cut or silkscreen (emphasizing printmaking techniques and experiences)
acrylic (or oil)
pen and ink
colored pencil
mixed media
All of the portfolio pieces should have thesis statements, and the student should be ready to talk about them. Not in terms of "this was an assignment", but in terms of what statement they were trying to do with their individual solution to the 'problem'

San D