Documenting Your Artwork

Documenting Your Artwork

Monday, February 10, 2020,
6:00PM to 9:00PM
80.00 CAD
65.00 CAD

This workshop is for artists who want to exhibit or sell their work, or who simply want to create a lasting record of their work for their websites or archives. Participants will learn how to document their artwork from instructor Toni Hafkenscheid, including lighting setup and basic image preparation in Photoshop. 

The workshop will be divided into 2 parts:
1. Lighting and Camera setup to get the best quality image in Camera Raw and JPG format
2. Post-production: Image preparation using Camera Raw and basic Photoshop to create final output files (TIFF & JPG)

Participants should bring a Digital Single Lens Reflex (SLR) camera and a laptop with Adobe Bridge and Photoshop. If time allows, participants will have the opportunity to photograph their own work up to 20" x 24" in size. The workshop is introductory and the techniques taught do not require complicated equipment and setup.


Toni Hafkenscheid is a Toronto based photographer who was born in 1959 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. In 1989, he graduated from the Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam and shortly thereafter moved to Toronto. During the following six years, he was active in the arts community in Toronto and received several Canada Council and Ontario Arts Council awards. In 1996, Toni moved back to the Netherlands to pursue a career as a commercial photographer and to teach photography at the Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam.

In 2002, Toni returned to Toronto, Canada. He is currently teaching at OCAD and Ryerson University. Toni’s work is represented in Canada by the Birch Liberato Gallery in Toronto, Skew Gallery in Calgary and Gallery Jones in Vancouver. He is also represented in the US by Packer Schopf in Chicago; George Billis Gallery in LA, and NY; as well as Marcia Wood Gallery in Atlanta.

He has exhibited in solo and group shows throughout Canada, the U.S., Japan and Europe.

His works reside in a number of important collections, including the Canadian Museum for Contemporary Photography (Ottawa), Foreign Affairs Canada, the University of Toronto, the Canada Council Art bank, The Royal Bank Canada, the Center for Exploratory and Perceptual Art (Buffalo, NY), and Kodak France and Kodak Netherlands and Various Private Collections.