|Screenshot of my portfolio using BoyBurnsBlog template|
Do you want to create an art portfolio on Blogger? The free Blogger template, BoyBurnsBlog --developed by designer David Kutchner and his firm, Confluent Forms-- is a good choice.
For the past year, I've been a big fan of David's website Blogger Xpertise, which provides tutorials and information on how to get the most out of a Blogger blog. It took me awhile, though, to try out his free Blogger templates.
My portfolio, Art & Illustration by Sylvia Liu, uses the BoyBurnsBlog template. It is a clean, minimalist template that tiles each blog post. This layout is great for blogs with short and image-heavy posts. It also works for an art or illustration portfolio. Because the backend Blogger interface remains the same, I was able to change the font and background colors and add my social media icons. With an HTML tweak, my portfolio displays three columns instead of two.
Eventually, I hope to hire Confluent Forms to design a truly customized portfolio site. In the meantime, while I am busy with my other projects, this will do nicely.
Another way to make a quick and easy portfolio site is to use Blogger's dynamic Snapshot template. To see how your blog would look in the dynamic views, add "/view" to the end of your domain name and click on the various options (Snapshot is one). My portfolio in Snapshot looks like this:
|Screenshot of my portfolio in Blogger's dynamic "Snapshot" template|
Have you found any other good portfolio templates for Blogger?
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