Web Presence for Artists: Saturday, October 27th

When I presented this class in August I said I would try my best to find a Saturday date and do it again, for those that aren’t available during the week. Well, here it is! As I mentioned before, I know enough about the subject to know I don’t know it all – but I’m excited to share what I do know! Here is the class information. If you’d like to join, please email me at info@lynnemedsker.com.


An Introduction to Web Presence & Social Media for Artists

Presented by Lynne Medsker

Date:                  Saturday, October 27th, 2012

Time:         12:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (bring an afternoon snack if you wish)

Location:         Gallery on the Square

                          51 South Washington Street

                       Danville, Indiana

Cost:                  $20 per person

Contact:         Lynne Medsker @ info@lynnemedsker.com

This class is to introduce and encourage artists to use the available social media and online outlets to present and promote their work.  It will be broken into two sessions, the first session covers basic information on presenting your work online, including:

Basic information all artists need to promote their work: Resume, artist statement, bio

Photographing/Adjusting/Resizing your images for the web

Watermarking & copyright for your images

What information to include with your images

Being consistent in your efforts

Connecting with other artists, art lovers and potential clients

After an afternoon break we will spend time talking about specific sites and ways to promote your art, some topics covered will be:

Facebook Pages



LinkedIN, Branched Out, Google+, etc.

Etsy & eBay

Blogs and blogs vs. websites

Image hosting sites

Online resources

You will receive multiple handouts as well as access to links & information via the internet after the class. I will be available after the session to answer any specific questions that you may have about your art, Facebook Page, blog, etc. and to schedule one-on-one tutoring sessions for those who are interested in further assistance. If you have a laptop please bring it with you!

ArtsGo! This Saturday!

ArtsGo! presented by the Hendricks County Arts Council

ArtsGo! 2012 is celebrating its 7th annual event which will take place on Saturday, April 21st from 9am to 6pm at various locations throughout Hendricks County, Indiana.
Brownsburg, Pittsboro, Avon, Danville and Plainfield will welcome visitors to this one-day event open to the public and best of all, it is FREE!

This event provides the opportunity for our community, family, friends and visitors from around the state to view, purchase, listen and learn about the many wonderful artisans and their works that Hendricks County has to offer.

Guests will find fine works of art to suit any eye from the classic still life to the modern with a touch of whimsy thrown in! Artist mediums will include watercolor, acrylics, oils, metals, jewelry, fiber, glass and wood-working. Potters will offer demonstrations on wheel throwing; you can explore the magic world of hot blown glass, learn about weaving yarn and turning it into framed art! Musicians will entertain and bits of theatrical performances will be sprinkled about the county as well!

ArtsGo! will also feature hands-on experiences for children of all ages at Blanton House, make and take projects and the opportunity to participate in a collage piece that will be displayed at Gallery On The Square and then auctioned at the annual Midsummer Night’s Gala benefiting the Hendricks County Arts Council. ArtsGo! is full of creativity, adventure and education for everyone and a great way to support the arts in Hendricks County! Visitors are sure to find hometown restaurants and plenty of other unique places to shop and browse.

For locations, a map and other information visit the ArtsGo webpage HERE!

I’ll be hanging out at Artistic Designs Gallery that day where my “Mixed Well & Served Fresh” show has been held over, and will be presenting a mixed media workshop that afternoon from 1:00 – 4:00, I’d love for you to join in!

Mixed Up with Lynne Medsker

Workshop in Mixed Media Collage

Saturday April 21st, 1 pm-4 pm


Enjoy creating your own mixed media collage on wood panel during this three hour afternoon workshop with mixed media artist Lynne Medsker. Watch this talented artist demonstrate some of her creative methods of working. Layer a variety of papers, found objects and embellishments as you build your own unique piece of art to treasure.

All supplies are included in the playful class, although you are welcome to bring small objects, papers or other treasures you would like to include in your creations if you desire.

To register, call 852-0252 & register with a credit card.  Cost of the workshop $30.

It’s ArtsGo Time Again!

Just a reminder that the 5th annual “ArtsGo!” weekend is coming up here in Hendricks County, Indiana.  This is a wonderful opportunity for you to get out and discover all the wonderful art & culture available in our county! Sites are set up in towns across the county for you to visit, including some private art studios that will be open to the public. Chat with the artists, view & purchase art, see theatrical performances and hear wonderful music. Previously a one-day event many sites have expanded the tour to include both Friday evening and Saturday hours so you have twice the opportunity to participate! This year I will be located at Artistic Designs Gallery in Brownsburg during the hours of 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Stop in one (or both!) days and say hello, chat with the artists and expand you art collect! Visit the arts council website at www.hendrickscountyarts.org and click on the “events” tab for details & locations. Guides were distributed in the Hendricks County Flyer newspaper and are also available at all participating sites.

Mark your calendar TODAY then get out and ArtsGo!