Professional Practice Skills

Creating your own business website with Sara Watkins

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About this course

Learn how to create a website for your creative business or artworks using Wix. By the end of the day you will have a working website.

Course Description

Build and launch a website for your creative business or artworks in just one day using Wix, a user-friendly platform which will be easy for you to continue to edit and update after the course.

You will learn:

• the fundamentals of setting up a website in a friendly, non-technical learning environment

• how to add content including text, images, galleries, and a contact page

• how to purchase your website name and connect it to your website

• about the other online opportunities to promote your work such as social media

You'll also have the opportunity to ask technical questions and queries.

By the end of the day you will have built a basic website and you have the opportunity to publish it to make it live. You will understand how to edit your site and add new content yourself.

This course is one of a series of five courses for artists and makers who are keen to move their practice to a more professional platform and develop skills to exhibit or sell their work.


Timetable for one day courses

Students should arrive by 9am for registration.

Classes are from 9.15 - 5pm

Lunch is included.

Course Materials


  • On this course the tutor will supply a summary of what you have learnt at the end of the course

What students need to bring

  • Please bring images/photos of your work that we can use on your website. These could be on a memory stick or you could access them via your social media.
  • A note of your Adobe login if you have one
  • If you have a biography/CV/list of exhibitions then please bring this as a file on your memory stick.
You will be allocated a PC workstation to use.


Sara Watkins

Sara trained in design at Goldsmiths College and gained a Masters degree in History of Art from the Courtauld Institute. She has over 20 years experience designing and creating digital products for creative agencies in London, New York, and Switzerland. 

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