Your portfolio plays a crucial role in determining your suitability to study Concept and Comic Arts BA (Hons) at De Montfort University (DMU) and should reflect on the breadth of your capabilities and provide insight into your skills as an artist.
Concept and Comic Arts focuses on fundamental, traditional art skills and contemporary digital techniques, so your portfolio should indicate that you have the underpinning skills to fulfil the programme's demands. In addition, it should illustrate your creative abilities as it will set you up for the journey in front of you.
Your portfolio should have a simple layout that demonstrates the logical progression of your ideas, creative ability and character and environment design. In addition, it should show care, attention to detail, and a passion for image-making with a broad range of influences. Finally, it should reference evidence through images from both your portfolio and sketchbook.
This guidance outlines specific aspects for applicants to consider while preparing your artwork and the requirements we hope to see in your portfolio when applying to study Concept and Comic Arts. We believe that the quality of work in a portfolio is more important than quantity, so we are keen to see focused work demonstrating potential development.
Your portfolio must include a range of personal artwork, coursework and sketchbook pages, enabling us to assess your capabilities. Also, do not miss out on showing us other personal creative activities you have developed that might be important to support your application.