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How to Create an Artist Portfolio

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Uploaded on Apr 22, 2010

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An artist portfolio can become a portable gallery if constructed properly – find out how.

Step 1: Establish a goal and vision
Establish a goal and a vision for your portfolio by understanding who your audience is, what you want to show them, and what type of response you’d like.

Step 2: Select your best work
Select your best work to include in the portfolio. Use only finished prints that are matted, signed, dated, and titled.

Step 3: Be sure prints are free of fingerprints
Be sure your prints are free of fingerprints, and that mats are well cut with straight lines.

Step 4: Find a critic
Get a friend or colleague to critique your work to ensure it is well edited. A second pair of eyes always helps.

Tip
Know what the viewers of your portfolio want to see, and tailor it as needed. Keep several selections of work for specific audiences.

Step 5: Create a digital portfolio
Create a digital portfolio with scanned documents and digital photographs. House these on your computer in a folder titled "Portfolio."

Did You Know?
Did you know? About 63 percent of artists work as self-employed professionals.

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