This course introduces students to professional practice showing how to document and promote artwork. With so many possibilities of showing work online, it is vital that artists are able maximize exposure for their work and to create a profile for themselves. Students will be shown how to start this process, through the use of photography and simple film making.
Summer Course Dates 2017
From Studio to Screen
Friday 16th-Sunday 18th June
Friday 30th June-Sunday 2nd July
Friday 14th-Sunday 16th July
Each 3 day course costs £270 inclusive. 9 days of courses of your choice adds up to the Aldeburgh Academy Summer Diploma. Please email us via the contact form to make your booking, or ring 01728 452754 for more information.
Introduction to documenting artwork; preparing images for online publication on a variety of platforms including websites, blogs and social media. To begin to consider cost effective ways of publishing images in books and catalogues. There will be a photographic assignment in the afternoon to be used later in the course.
Reviewing the work produced on assignment and seeing how it can be promoted online in a variety of ways. Students learn how this material can be shared and promoted on social media and the crucial role that Facebook, Instagram and Twitter have - fast becoming the main platforms for artists online.
Review of what has been achieved over the three days. Students are shown how to create a simple electronic presentation of their work for both exhibition use and online.
No specialist skills are required for the workshop, but a basic understanding of Apple Macs and digital cameras would be very useful. You will need to have a laptop and a digital camera. If you only have an iPhone, please bring a cable for downloading images to your laptop.