Chapter 6

The Effective Digital Portfolio

We can all agree that, in today’s world, digital technology helps create new pathways that enable easy sharing of artistic ideas, research, and design. It can also facilitate communication and speed up problem solving. A digital portfolio is such a pathway, but it is important to understand that it does not replace the traditional case with original artwork. Its practicality is what makes it appealing; it is easy to copy, change, carry, and mail. Digital files make it easy to share information among designers, technicians, directors, producers, managers, school programs, and others. Even so, some may consider digital technology to be an unnecessary expense of money and time. Others may challenge its value ...

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