Photographing 2D & 3D Artwork for Web & Print – Artist Workshop

The Boulder Art Association holds monthly meetings for members and friends. Meetings include networking, a short business meeting, and an arts related presentation.

The November 2017 Boulder Art Association member meeting, is the 3rd of a series of workshops to help you build your art business and increase confidence with selling your art.

The meeting is FREE and open to the public!

Monthly Member Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017; 6:00 – 7:45 pm

  • Networking and Announcements 6:00 – 6:15 pm
  • Presentation 6:15 – 7:00 pm
  • Group Discussion 7:00 – 7:45 pm (the library closes at 8:00)

All are welcome! Come, bring a friend. Drinks and light snacks will be provided, but feel free to contribute drinks or snacks if you wish.

Photographing 2D & 3D Artwork for Web & Print – Artist Workshop

At our November 7th meeting, BAA members Xenia Sease and Ron Broome will talk about and demonstrate photographing artwork.

Xenia will cover photography of 2D works and Ron will discuss photographing 3D pieces. Then, together they will introduce the basics of manipulating digital images (cropping, color adjustment, re-sizing, etc.) for print and web media (websites, emails and social media).

A basic overview of copyright protection will be introduced to learn what your rights are as an artist.

Hi all,
Thanks for attending the presentation on photographing artwork! There were lots of great questions and discussion.  It was a lot of material. Sorry that we ran over a bit and were rushed at the end.
Here is a link to the information page with the handout from CU Visual Arts:  Tech Tips for Photographing Artwork.
A link to the slides is below.   Feel free to contact us with questions from the presentation.

SLIDES from the “Photographing 2D & 3D Artwork for Web & Print” Presentation

This workshop will be partially led by Xenia Sease, a contemporary realist painter in Boulder, CO. Xenia has been juried into national and international exhibitions and has garnered awards for her paintings.  A past board member of the Boulder Art Association, she enjoys sharing her artistic knowledge and encouraging new or aspiring artists.  She does not consider herself a professional photographer, but out of necessity she has learned how to professionally photograph her own artwork and that of other artists’ work.

This workshop will also be led by Ron Broome, a sculptor in Boulder, CO. In addition to pursuing stone and ceramic sculpture, Ron worked in the software industry for 28+ years specializing in computer graphics, user interface design, training, website development, and business management. Early in his career, he worked in ski photography (35mm SLR). Besides his sculptural pursuits, today he focuses on website design and development helping artists, and small non-profits and businesses develop an effective web presence.

Meeting Location

Main Boulder Public Library
Canyon Meeting Room (1st Floor in North Wing) 
1000 Canyon Drive
Boulder, CO 80302

There’s parking in the parking lot in front of this side of the library. The first 90 minutes of parking are free and there are no charges past 7 pm. An additional 90 minutes may be purchased for $1.25/hour. Kiosks accept credit cards and coins. See map and parking rates here.

Optional RSVP on the Boulder Art Association Meetup page.

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