Google for Collaborating Artists

Google provides a platform called Google Workspace for text, spreadsheets, and slides.
  • Google Workspace for Organizing Artist Collaborations: Part 1- Introduction to Google Workspace and Creating a Gmail

This is part one of a four-part series designed to give artists an overview of how to collaborate using Google Workspace tools such as Gmail, Docs, Slides, and Sheets including examples of how each tool can be used by artists. Part 1 in this series includes a primer to teach you how to start a Gmail account, how to perform a Google search, and a tour of the Google Workspace. Click on this link to start the video: https://youtu.be/YAQbe3lqtM0

  • Collaborating with Google Workspace and Zoom (First part of Part 2)

When you are collaborating in Zoom, a colleague may drop a link into the chat box so the group can edit a Google Doc at the same time. This video shows you how to minimize your windows so you can view the Zoom screen share and Google Doc at the same time. It will also show you how to find your Zoom Window if you lose track of it. This training is produced through a partnership between the Vermont Abenaki Artists Association and the Abenaki Arts & Education Center. Click on this link to start the video https://youtu.be/eweeaXwmTgE

  • Google Workspace for Organizing Artist Collaborations: Part 2: Google Docs

This is part two of a four-part series, designed to give artists an overview of how to collaborate using Google Workspace tools such as Gmail, Docs, Slides, and Sheets with examples of how each tool can be used by artists.  Part 2 of this series reviews how to sign into Gmail, demonstrates what to do if you forget your password, and the basics of the Workspace environment. We proceed into document permissions as well as how to start, share, and collaborate on a Google Doc. Then, we conclude with how to request permission to a Doc you are invited to but have not been granted full permission to access. Click on this link to start the video : https://youtu.be/ZIrUMBHPGUI

  • Google Workspace for Organizing Artist Collaborations: Part 3: Google Slides

This is part three of a four-part series designed to give artists an overview of how to collaborate using Google Workspace tools such as Gmail, Docs, Slides, and Sheets as well as examples of how each tool can be used by artists.  Part 3 of this series reviews how to start, share, and collaborate on a Google Doc. We will also review how to adjust permissions and send an invitation before proceeding onto finding templates and how to start, edit, and collaborate on Google Slides. Click on this link to start the video https://youtu.be/3zXzZjN2ggo

  • Google Workspace for Organizing Artist Collaborations: Part 4: Google Sheets

This is part four of a four-part series designed to give artists an overview of how to collaborate using Google Workspace tools such as Gmail, Docs, Slides, and Sheets as well as examples of how each tool can be used by artists.  Part 4 of this series continues with a review of  finding templates and how to start and collaborate on Google Slides. The session concludes with a case study showing a portion of a participant Google Slides project that was converted to a PowerPoint. Click on this link to start the video https://youtu.be/DX7FQB1EV0g