Why window mat? It's not a portfolio requirement, but I show it because:A) it's more professional B) if you put a photo in a frame, you use window mats so the photo doesn't touch the glass, which can cause fogging or moldC) it's ridiculously expensive to pay someone to do it, and with a little practice... Continue Reading →
I took some photos last weekend while I did this again, so I decided I'd make you guys a post with reminders of how to drymount and window matt your work, in case you can't remember. I'm going to start off with drymounting this time. I'll post another one on windowmatting in a few... Continue Reading →
I thought that this would be a helpful experience for beginners trying to figure out how to create projects for portfolio presentations! Go be a fly on the wall, if you don't have images to share yet, and see how other artists process their ideas...
Tomorrow (or Wednesday, depending on your schedule) all the students in my classes will have their portfolios/Final Projects due. The general amount of mayhem and stress thrown around in class can get overwhelming. But really, it's the daunting thought of grading all those portfolios and final projects that secretly makes me with some uber rich student who owns... Continue Reading →
The ARC Fine Arts Club is hosting a Portfolio Review Day, March 3 at 2:30 pm in the Kaneko Gallery. Patricia Wood and Diane Richey-Ward will be going over 5 student portfolios, giving feedback on strongest pieces and general help with artwork presentation. Students can sign up in the gallery. If all 5 spots are... Continue Reading →