Digital Workbook and Portfolio Creation

How to set up a blog and use it to document your work in progress and as a portfolio.
Tutor will be available for 1:1 help during the workshop.

  • Overview using free blogging platforms as a workbook (work in progress)
  • Overview using free blogging platforms as a portfolio (finished work)
  • Overview paid portfolio systems.
  • Overview linkedin and similar social media systems.
  • Overview physical portfolio do’s and don’ts
  • Individual help with blog/portfolio setup and advice.

Utilise existing technology to document your work during creation and after completion.

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Free:

tumblr.com – Blog. Themes. Customizable. Advanced API available.

 

behance.net – Portfolio. Themes. Paid option (custom url) Creative Industry Focused.

 

wordpress.com – Blog. Themes. More customisable.

 

blogspot.co.nz – Blog. Google centric (Youtube etc). Themes.

 

cargocollective.com – Portfolio. Elite. Creative focussed. Invite only.

 

linkedin.com – Portfolio/CV. Industry focussed.

 

 

Paid:

Buy a Domain and link it to your Blog/Portfolio system.

 

wordpress.org – Blog/Portfolio/Website – Extremely Customizable – Huge user base – Huge support and documentation – Huge 3rd party content library (plugins)

 

 

 

Physical Portfolio:

A collection of your best work to physically take in person.

blog.buildllc.com/2014/04/a-students-guide-to-the-architectural-portfolio/

www.creativebloq.com/create-perfect-design-portfolio-111153

layersmagazine.com/the-dos-and-don%E2%80%99ts-of-portfolio-presentation.html

www.companyfolders.com/blog/graphic-design-print-portfolio-examples

designshack.net/articles/business-articles/6-portfolio-design-mistakes-that-drive-me-nuts/

Last modified: June 19, 2015