Here's a helpful list of terms that come up in Art 490, Artist's Websites. LMK what other terms we should add as we go along.
Sp '18 - Wk 2 - Getting Started
Info for Week 2 of ePortfolios for Artists @LBSU. This week we get a quick look at everyone's work and start reading our book, Public
Spring 2018 Artists' Portfolios
Portfolio websites for Art 490 students. School of Art, College of the Arts, Long Beach State University. S1: Monday Adam Levinstein Cristian Chias Daniel Cox
Syllabus - Spring '18
Syllabus for CSULB School of Art, Art 490, Special Topics in Studio Art: ePortfolios for Artists, Spring Semester 2018, Instructor: Glenn Zucman. Teaching Assistant: Julie
Fall 2017 Artists' Portfolios
In Art 490: ePortfolios for Artists this semester, 32 CSULB School of Art students created online portfolios. Here are links to our work: TOC Monday
Instagram, Harrassment & Publicity in a Messy World
I believe that most people are better served by being more public. But I also know that The Internet can be an ugly place. Especially
Fall ‘17 wk 13 - Make a Link
Here's our schedule & activities for the last 2 weeks of Artists' ePortfolio class and for our final. We've got a full slate of portfolios
Fall '17 Wk 11 - Home Stretch
We're down to our last few classes! Time to make sure your site is strong and discuss each other's work. Attendance is essential! Attendance I'm
For an exhibiting artist your Mailing List is one of your most essential tools. For a commercial artist, they may be less critical. Social Media
Copyright, Creative Commons & Licensing Your Work
As artists you might like to make your work Copyright All rights reserved. You can set this on the About Page of your site, in
Artist's Statement / About Page
The Artist's Statement that you show with your work in an RL gallery is a close cousin to the About page on your website/ePortfolio.
Responsive Design (test your site on a lot of devices)
Once upon a time, there were just desktop computers. Then laptops. Then phones. Then tablets. Today your portfolio can be seen on all kinds of
Cover Letters for Artists
The Cover Letter. Get ready to be excited! Okay, maybe not excited. But introducing yourself is a pretty important thing, so let's dive in. Ismael
Letting go of your HS email and setting up a professional "branded email". You can have several email addresses all aggregated in a single home.
Viewer Profiles & Site Experience
What makes a good portfolio website? Let's write a viewer profile to help you sketch out the visitor experience to your website. Portfolio Goals In
Fall '17 Wk 6 - Photo Day
Platforms We've spent the 1st 5 weeks of Fall 2017 trying 5 different ePortfolio/website/blogging platforms. Now it's week 6 and everyone is picking
Getting Pix of your Show from the SOA
When you exhibit in the CSULB School of Art Galleries, the SOA Visual Resources Coordinator, Jeff Ryan, will photograph your show for the SOA website.
Adobe Muse is a visual web design program. No code. Just drag and drop pages, templates, and content, and upload / update your site when ready.
A bad or broken permalink can be the difference between being curated into an exhibition and being left out. Let's see how to easily avoid
Glenn's Personal Tools
I hesitate to go into what I use since probably no student in the class will make these same choices. Still, if I'm teaching the
Our big list of platforms and features for ePortfolios. There are a lot of platforms and a lot to consider! This page will keep evolving
We have several Pinterest boards for our Artists' ePortfolios class. Whenever you find a strong or interesting Artist's Website, CV, etc, add it to that
What stuff do I put in my ePortfolio?
Great question! Do you include everything, like a CV? Or focus on the strongest & most recent work, like a resume? It's up to you
The most common ways to write online are with a Visual Editor or a Text Editor. Markdown is a 3rd way that for me is
What's a URL?
A URL, Uniform Resource Locator, Domain Name, or Web Address is your telephone number online. Here's what the parts of a URL mean: Protocol There
Your URL, Domain Name, or Web Address is your telephone number in cyberspace. Probably the best one is just your name, like JustinTimberlake.com. On
1st Person? Or 3rd Person?
When you write an Artist's Statement, Curriculum Vitae, Resume, or other text, do you write it in 1st person? Or 3rd person? Which is more
Let's talk about pixels
How many pixels do you need? To display on a phone? Tablet? Laptop? Desktop? Projector? What if you want to print an ink-on-paper poster of
Organizing Your Resources
Where do you store your words, images & videos? How many copies do you need? What are the chances of losing everything? Or losing something
Your Site Load Time
A lot happens when someone types in, or clicks on, your URL. Every element takes time, the milliseconds add up to seconds, and after a
Your online CV (Curriculum Vitae): PDF? Or web page? Many peeps like to write their CV or Resume in a word processor like MS Word
What makes a good Artist's Website?
What makes a good portfolio? ePortfolio? Website? A website that shows your work cleanly, efficiently, and then gets out of the way is a good
Roster - Fall '17
Linked Roster page for Art 490, ePortfolios for Artists, Fall 2017, School of Art, Long Beach State University. Add Yourself For the 1st 5 weeks,
Sample Artist Portfolios
When thinking about your portfolio online, you should look at all kinds of websites. And think about your own work. Your aesthetic. And you should
Syllabus - Fall '17
Syllabus for CSULB School of Art, Art 490, Special Topics in Studio Art: ePortfolios for Artists, Fall Semester 2017, Instructor: Glenn Zucman. Art 490: ePortfolios
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