Photographing Your Art (one-session workshop)

Dive into documenting your artwork. Discover a variety of methods and strategies to document your work for social media, your online portfolio, and for print. Whether you are photographing works on paper behind glass or three-dimensional sculpture, the main goal is to make your work presentable in the best possible manner. This is not a class on using photo editing software but some basic photography principles (and photography editing software will be used in the class).

Special Notes

This is an in-person class which will take place in our building with strict social distancing protocols and reduced student capacity. Please see our COVID-19 community safety policies.

What you will learn:

  • Lighting for works on paper and three-dimensional works

  • Different tactics for photographing works with lots of reflections or varnishes

  • Editing images, color correcting, and exporting the files for a variety uses

Required supplies:

  • Notebook and pen to take notes