Open source system allows artist to establish a portfolio online where they are able to share it with anyone around the world. This allows artist to establish connection everywhere and being able to view other artist work. A portfolio must be able to bring out the best in you and an online platform might be the solution to this. It can get more creative and innovative as it has the flexibility to create an eye catching portfolio. In addition, as compared to traditional portfolio where you have to bring the physical copy to meet your potential client, an online portfolio allows the clients to see the abilities and potential in you through the design.
“We created a WordPress site that served as an integrated virtual studio environment for students to post and share their writing and research, document their projects, engage in online discussion, and participate in social media feeds.”
Open source system also allows everyone to leave a comment on one another work which helps different artists into an online discussion. By doing so, it benefits both party by exchanging ideas and feedback. While sharing your work online, you are also getting inspiration from everywhere. For example, Pinterest is being used as a platform to expose your work as well as getting ideas from there. Many designer love to visit different site to get inspiration that are able to assist them in generating new ideas.