Okay, so the big day is here! You’re at the portfolio review! … Now what? Before we get to the practical tips, we need to focus on a couple broader issues. To date, most of the advice you’ve gotten about your art has come from a very small pool of teachers, family, and friends: people… Read more »
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The original Boys & Girls Clubs music video, “Chillin’ in the Boys and Girls Club” stems from the talented and creative atmosphere of the Boys and Girls Club of South Central Texas. BGCSCT encourages their members to write songs, choreograph dance and cheer routines, rap, act, and explore artistic expressions through drawing. The song… Read more »
Calling all teens with artistic dreams! If you’re passionate about a future in the performing, visual, literary, or design arts, the National YoungArts Foundation is a great way to pursue it. The Foundation has helped thousands of great young talents throughout the years. Read on to find out how you can take advantage of this… Read more »
It’s a lot of fun. But first you need to get in. In order to do that, you’ll need a portfolio of your best art. But how do you decide what to put into your portfolio? What are art schools even looking for? Well, the good news is, they’ll tell you… in person… to your… Read more »
Caroline B, Teen Reporter gives us an Art Exhibit Review on Light in the Garden by Bruce Munro. Imagine being in the dark. Imagine the wind blowing your hair away from your face and the smell of honeysuckles drifting from between the trees. Imagine being completely calm, walking across a suspended bridge under the tree tops…. Read more »
[The Creative Circus is an Atlanta-based portfolio school for those interested in pursuing a career in creative.] By Teen Reporter, Caroline B. Art keeps the world going. It’s how we sell things. It’s how we become inspired. It’s how we teach children. Art is everywhere. Without it, nothing would work. Art is what… Read more »
Art History Video from Khan Academy Why look at art?: Why look at art? This was the question we posed to several of our colleagues at a conference for museum professionals. Special thanks to Laura Mann, Anna Velez, an anonymous professional, and David Torgersen whose voices and insights are included here.
If you can’t put your smartphone down, at least put it to good use and get off Snapchat! Getting organized and saving time on the little things will help you focus your energy on your assignments and classes. Here are the top 5 apps for school that you have to check out to make those… Read more »
How well do you remember this classic song ‘Somewhere Over The Rainbow’ from A Wizard of Oz? Do you think you would be able to remember all the lyrics to it? Test your memory with this quiz! Good Luck!
This ongoing series about how to be a writer is hosted by Paper Lantern Lit. For more information on the How to be a Writer series and on Paper Lantern Lit, please scroll to the bottom of the page. Ask questions. So, you want to write something—a poem, an essay, a memoir, or even your… Read more »