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Monday, November 24, 2008

Portfolio Day

My daughter's portfolio day was overwhelming.  It was about an hour drive and we arrived early.  We thought 20 minutes early would give us enough time.  Well, the line inside was so long they put us outside with big windows.  So, not until you could see the other line go in and make new lines at all the tables with the colleges we were let in.   It  probably was another half hour waiting at one college before they looked at her portfolio.  We were able to have a total of eight colleges look at her work.  Most of all what she took away was a lot of positive input and she has to include perspective and a still life in her portfolio.  She is now working on that so when she applies to these schools she is prepared.  I am very proud of her.  After 4 hours she remained very positive and receptive to anything the colleges said --good or bad.  Above is a little peek of her work.  I think she was influenced by Somerset Magazines.  She loves to do a lot of collage.  


kecia said...

hi there! glad you stopped by my blog. i live in wall are you in Manasquan? i tried your email listed on your blog, but it came back undelivered. i was just saying we should meet soon and say hi - i havne't found too many art friends locally that like the same stuff i do! how was vendor night at Silver Bella? did you take any classes? i'll be in Bayhead on Sunday, Dec. 7th at Sea and Green which is just past the post office on the right side on Bridge Avenue. i'll be there from 10-3. maybe you can stop by and say hi.

faerie enchantment said...

Geralyn, I love this picture from your daughters Portfolio, she's amazing, super talented just like you!
We have to get together soon!
Happy Thanksgiving!