Friday, March 27, 2015

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Career Tools and Strategies For Artists: A 6-Week Online Professional Development Workshop for Artists

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Career Tools and Strategies For Artists:  A 6-Week Online Professional Development Workshop for Artists
 
Two key ingredients for a successful art career in the 21st century are a strong work ethic in the studio and self-promotion. In this 6-week online course, taught by artist and author Randel Plowman, participants will apply a self-directed strategic plan for self-promotion through a number of exercises and projects. 


Some of the objectives of this course
·       Setting and achieving career goals
·       Creating an elevator speech
·       Writing an effective resume and artist statement
·       Documenting your work
·       Developing a strong work portfolio
·       Building long term professional relationships
·       Using social media to help promote and sell your work
·       Approaching galleries and other venues for exhibiting you work
·       Preparing your work for the web from camera to computer
·       Establishing an online/offline presence


Things we will be using during this online course.
·       Computer
·       Internet connection
·       Scanner or digital camera
·       Some skills using social media tools such as Facebook, Blogger and Tumblr
·       Participants will need to purchase two books for this course. (Around $25 for both books)
The workshop will start April 11 and run through May 23
The cost of the entire 6-week course is $120
A personalized card with a classroom invitation code can be sent if you would like to give the workshop as a gift for the holidays. 


Randel Plowman received his M.F.A. from University of Wisconsin-Madison and his B.F.A. from Northern Kentucky University. He has exhibited in solo and juried exhibitions throughout the United States; in addition, his work appears in many public and private collections in North America and abroad, his work has been cited in numerous publications, including The New York Times and USA Today; been featured in How Design magazine, Artist Magazine and Somerset Studio. He is the author of two books, Masters: Collage, and The Collage Workbook: How To Get Started And Stay Inspired, voted Best Art Instruction Book of 2012 by the Library Journal. 

For more information about this online course please contact me at: randelplowman@hotmail.com 


Full six week course $120
After signing up you will receive a confirmation email that you have enrolled.  

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Editioned Prints For Sale


I've editioned a number of prints of my past colleges and am offering them for sale. Each Giclée print is signed and numbered and is printed in a limited edition of 9 on archival Somerset Velvet Fine Art paper. Includes free shipping and print documentation. See them all at: http://acollageaday.blogspot.com/p/blog-page_75.html

Monday, March 16, 2015

New Online Collage Workshop Starts on March 22


New Online Mixed Media Collage Workshop

This is the last week to sign up for my new online mixed media collage workshop. This one will run for two months and will start March 22. I hope to see you there!

You can find out more information or sign up for the workshop by clicking om the link below:

http://acollageaday.blogspot.com/2015/02/new-mixed-media-collage-workshop_23.html

If you have any questions please contact me at: randelplowman@hotmail.com

Friday, March 06, 2015

New Online Mixed Media Collage Workshop

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New Online Mixed Media Collage Workshop

Join artist and author Randel Plowman for an 8 week personalized collage art workshop.  Each person signing up for the course will be provided with projects catered to their own skill levels and or time constraints. The course is custom designed for both beginner and advanced artist. Whether you want to work on a series or body of work or simply want to try new techniques for collage this workshop in for you.

Some of the things featured in this course:

·      Downloadable online video demos and prompts
·      Online classroom with group discussion forums
·      Private Facebook group for sharing your work with others taking the course
·      Weekly projects and ideas to enhance your creativity
·      Optional one on one critiques via email, Skype or phone
·      Creating a body of work based on a themes.
·      Daily creativity prompts
·      Documenting your work
·      Optional group critiques via Skype
·      After the course is complete a themed-based online exhibition will be presented. Participants taking the course will get to choose the theme or title for this exhibition
·      An overview of materials
·      Matting and framing your art
·      Downloadable content and more

The course starts March 22 and continues until May 24. A material list will be sent a few weeks before the course starts. Supplies are typically kept to a minimum using mostly basis art supplies.  The cost for the entire 8-week course is only $150

Before signing up you should have access and be familiar with the following.

        •       computer
        •       internet connection
        •       scanner or digital camera
        •       inkjet printer
        •       some skills using social media tools such as Facebook, etc.

Randel Plowman received his B.F.A. from Northern Kentucky University and his M.F.A. from University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has exhibited in solo and juried exhibitions throughout the United States; in addition, his work appears in many public and private collections in North America and abroad, his work has been cited in numerous publications, including The New York Times and USA Today; been featured in How Design magazine, Artist Magazine, Somerset Studio and Studio Apprentice. He is the author of two books, Masters: Collage, and The Collage Workbook: How To Get Started And Stay Inspired, voted Best Art Instruction Book of 2012 by the Library Journal. This is ninth online collage workshop since 2013.
For more information about this online course please contact me at: randelplowman@hotmail.com 


To sign up for this course click on link below.
8-Week course is only $150

Saturday, November 01, 2014

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Access

Access
collage on paper
6.25” x 4.25” 2014
$45