Overview & Goals

This lesson explains exactly how to take good photos of your artwork, and covers a few very basic editing steps in Photoshop.  At the end of this lesson, students should understand how to record artwork and do some basic editing in Photoshop.

Introduction Blog Post

Before we get started, please make an introduction blog post. Tell us a little bit about yourself and why you are taking this course. Upload  an image that you feel represents you in some way. This is due early, so check the schedule! If you need help figuring out how to make a blog post, visit the FAQ -> How To section of this site.  And, always, contact your instructor right away if you continue to run into trouble.

Instructor Lesson

Download Lesson 1 Visual Record (PDF)

Video Lessons

Scott Burdick “Photographing Your Artwork”

Tyler Stalman “How to photograph your art”



Download Exercise 1 Visual Record

Exercise Submission & Discussion