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.
Documenting 2D Artwork!
Documenting your artwork is a very important task when creating a portfolio. These documents are representing you as an artist; the should be presented in
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
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
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.
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
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
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
Many platform choices come with hosting. For those that don't, here are some free & paid web hosting options. Options like WordPress.com, Cargo Collective,