Category Archives: Portfolio/College Prep

Basics of Drawing Class with Sonya Blesofsky, 1/18/12

For our very last Art Ready class as a group before students begin their mentorships, Smack Mellon teaching artist and Art Ready mentor Sonya Blesofsky taught students the basics of observational drawing. The class, held at 30 Washington next door … Continue reading

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Portfolio Prep classes with Sonya Blesofsky

One thing Art Ready aims to do is educate students about the process of getting into art school, in addition to specific career paths in the arts. For the past four years, we have been offering special workshops on art … Continue reading

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Basic drawing class with Sonya Blesofsky, 12/22/10

At teaching artist Sonya Blesofsky’s earlier portfolio prep workshop, students had learned the importance of drawing from life, and drawing regularly in a sketchbook, in order to build a successful art school portfolio. This second workshop focused on basic observational-drawing … Continue reading

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Portfolio class with Sonya Blesofsky, 11/17/10, and National Portfolio Day, 11/20/10

Although not all Art Ready students will choose to apply to art schools, it never hurts to get a realistic picture of what these schools are looking for in an admissions application, and generally what is considered a quality portfolio … Continue reading

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