Bead Fest Philadelphia 2017
 

Workshops by Katherine O'hara

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This option is sold out.08/19/20178:30 am - 4:00 pm Saturday, August 19, 2017
1356, Photographing Your Jewelry - How To Hands On - $170
   
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Level: All Levels Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Business

Fundamentals, skills, and techniques covered:
• Using a table top studio
  • Taking and editing photos on a smartphone or tablet
  • Using a camera with a table top studio

 


Join Kate for a workshop to learn the basics of photographing your jewelry and taking pictures. The workshop is designed to go over the basics of good photographs for your Etsy shop, Ebay site, web site, Pinterest board or social media. This is a hands-on class. There will be Table Top Studio stations set up for each student. Each station will have a complete table top studio with lights, backdrops, tent and tripod. There will be setups for necklaces, bracelets, earrings and rings. Each student will be able to photograph at least eight items. Instructions will be given on using your Smart Phone or Tablet to take pictures. You will learn how to take pictures and edit them on your device. There will be tripods for cameras also. You are encouraged to bring your laptop or Tablet. The hours on this class have been expanded to allow you time to practice and to take multiple pictures exploring varying backgrounds. This class is for the beginner photographer and the more experienced photographer searching to improve the quality and composition of their jewelry pictures. Kate believes in making learning fun and interactive.You WILL complete this project in class.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: Basic knowledge of Smartphone, Tablet or Camera

Materials you are required to bring: At least 8 examples of your work to photograph

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1356, Photographing Your Jewelry - How To Hands On - $170 [More Info]
Katherine Ohara
08/20/20178:30 am - 4:00 pm Sunday, August 20, 2017
1357, Setting Up Your Etsy Shop, Square Account and Pinterest Page - $170
  
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Level: All Levels Description of Workshop Levels
Technique: Business

Fundamentals, skills, and techniques covered:
• Completing Etsy sign up and opening your Etsy Shop during class
  • Collecting effective keywords to describe your work
  • Composing narrative descriptions of your work

Join Kate for a workshop to understand the power of Etsy, Square and Pinterest as marketing and sales tools. The hours of this class have been expanded to give each student the opportunity to open their Etsy Shop during the workshop. You will have support and guidance for each step of the process. You will also be able to open a square account and set up a Pinterest Site with posting boards. During the class a screen, projector and Laptop with wi-fi will be used to visit each of these programs in real time to explore and learn about their potential. Learn how Etsy can serve as your web site with a fraction of the cost of maintaining a web page. Learn how Pinterest can be connected to your Etsy site to drive sales. Learn how Square can enable sales any time any place. A booklet developed by Kate is part of the class giving step by step instructions for set up as well as tips and resources. Since quality pictures are essential to your Etsy Site, it is recommended that you take the photographing your jewelry workshop prior to the Etsy Class. At least one picture ready for posting on Etsy is required for the class. Please bring one or two samples of your work for discussion. Kate believes in making learning interactive and fun. She will answer all questions at all levels. You WILL complete this project in class.

Prerequisites/Skills Needed: Basic skills on a laptop, tablet or Smartphone

Materials you are required to bring: A laptop or tablet. Three laptops will be made available on a first come first serve basis. Bring at least one picture on your device ready to be posted on your Etsy Shop. Sign up for these programs can be done on a Smart Phone, but the screen size may present some challenges. Please bring at least two examples of your work. We will work with these items to develop key words and item descriptions. Two Table Top Studios will be set up for those unable to bring a picture. A credit card number for billing of fees and a bank account number for deposit of funds from items you sell on Etsy is needed to open you shop. WiFi will be available.

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1357, Setting Up Your Etsy Shop, Square Account and Pinterest Page - $170 [More Info]
Katherine Ohara