Hands-on Workshop: Photograph Your Own Artwork, with ArtBiz Atelier
It's not surprising that most artists prefer to make art over the tasks required to sell the work. But even if your gallery does all of the selling, an artist must still keep records to catalogue and archive the pieces before they are shipped to the point of sale.
Some artists choose to take their work to a professional photographer to obtain perfectly lit, high-resolution images suitable for printed advertising and web or email use. Others prefer the do-it-yourself approach. Whichever method you choose, the goal is to achieve professional results. If you're wanting to improve your own DIY efforts, read on!
On Saturday December 5 from 10am-2pm, I'll present a hands-on workshop to help visual artists learn my methods for photographing artwork. This ArtBiz Atelier event is hosted by Blueschool Arts in Clinton WA (Whidbey Island), and the cost is $65 per person. Pre-registration is required; deadline to register is November 25.
The ArtBiz Atelier offers a series of six progressive and monthly workshops (Nov 2015 through May 2016) for the business-savvy visual artist. Workshops can be taken individually, however the full series offers a well-rounded training program to help artists improve their reach and success in the world of art shows, funding and sales. The final event, in May 2016, offers artists the opportunity to present their work to a local, supportive audience in a special live presentation. Won't you join us?
• Photographing Your Artwork - December 5, 10am-2pm
• Artist Statements and Bios - January 2, 10am-2pm
• Applications & Grantwriting - January 16, 10am-2pm
• Develop Your Personal Brand - February 27, 10am-2pm
• Portfolio Development - March 26, 10am-2pm
• How to Give an Artist Talk - April 23, 10am-2pm
• Public Artist Presentations - May 10, 6-9pm
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