Create a blog

Go to

Wordpress welcome screen

Click on the “Get Started” button.

Step 1 of setting up a blog

Name your blog “FirstName LastName – Figure Drawing” [for example: Jane Doe – Figure Drawing]

What will your site be about? “Figure Drawing”

What’s the primary goal? “Showcase your portfolio”

Step 2 of creating a blog

Choose “Penscratch” as your theme.

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Give your site an available free address: 

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Select the FREE plan.

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Add your school email address, a username, and a password.

You will be prompted to VERIFY YOUR EMAIL – go to your email account and click on the link that was sent to you by WordPress. It will take you to your dashboard that will look like this:

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