How To Build a Creative Portfolio for the Mobile Web

One interesting use for the Whitepoint mobile touring framework is as a content manager for basic slideshow functionality. And, the jump to a creative portfolio isn’t far given the Whitepoint platform’s flexibility.

For artists, designers, interior decorators, and architects, this is good news. The mobile web has changed the way that creative portfolios are managed and presented.

Obviously, there are a number of slideshow solutions available out there. But, Whitepoint provides unique advantages for pushing content across iOS, Android, and via your web site if you want. This is perfect for those art fairs, meet ups, or conversations over drinks.

Furthermore, this includes simultaneous distribution of your content – meaning that you update the content in one place, and it is immediately available across each of those vehicles.

Getting Started

If any of the below doesn’t make sense to you just yet, remember that getting started delivering content with Whitepoint is easy, and we offer YouTube tutorials to help get going with authoring. And, in the event you’re a creative who doesn’t have graphic design experience or access to expensive graphic design tools, we provide some graphic design tips for building Whitepoint tours and guides as well.

Showcasing and Highlighting Work

There are several ways to share a portfolio using Whitepoint and provide more information about specific aspects of images. But, the fastest path forward is by building a basic slideshow:

  1. Take each of the images for the portfolio and add any necessary text to them. These are your scene images.
  2. Design one introductory – or overview – graphic and use this as the main scape image.

This approach will work for galleries who wish to offer slideshows of available work, artists and students who wish to build and distribute a free portfolio of their work, and in any other situation where a portfolio of existing jobs is needed.

Don’t forget the resources mentioned above to help get started. Happy #whitepointing.

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