Kent Creative Online Meet-up – Friday 13th November 2020

Mona Whitton about

A free meet-up designed for artists, creatives and practitioners in Kent to chat, collaborate, learn, share ideas and get support.  Because it is nice to see people.

It’s a simple get together with like-minded creative people supporting each other during the Covid 19 crisis. It’s about building a more robust community for artists and creatives where the support comes from the community itself.

  • 10:00 – Logging in and warming up
  • 10:05 – Participants briefly introduce themselves for 30-60 second each (Only if you wish, there is no pressure).
  • 10:15 – Guest speaker: Mona Whitton about a new platform that offers original artworks from British-based artists and designers. As an artist, this is an opportunity to hear how it works and how to join. Followed by questions.
  • 10:45 – Discussion Time – (more questions about the topic previously discussed / requests for help/advice from the group (if you are looking for a bit of advice or feedback on an idea, it’s an opportunity to get feedback & gauge response) / your news….)
  • 11:00ish – Close.

Prior to the meet-up, we invite you to:

  1. Make notes of useful information and tips that you’d like to share with everyone. 
  2. Test your set-up (see below).

Important Notes regarding your set-up:

  • Use a desk computer or a laptop rather than a tablet or a mobile phone (these don’t always have all features available with online conferencing).
  • Use Chrome or Firefox . Avoid Safari browser.
  • Make sure that your computer, headphones, microphone and camera function properly.
  • Avoid background noises
  • Enter the meeting a couple of minutes before it starts so you have time to set yourself up.

And also

  • Watch the angle at which you position it. Put it on something a high so it is facing you in a horizontal angle, a better perspective than from below.
  • Be aware of the light, which should come from the front, not from behind you.
  • Watch what’s behind you. Is the background what you want people to see? When possible, put your own artwork in it!