Drawing has always been my passion since very early childhood. Since the 90's to the present, I am a working, community contributing freelance illustrator, graphic designer and exhibiting fine artist. My tutoring experience started in Bonn, Germany, teaching part- time kindergarten- 4th graders ESL through English nursery rhymes, I sang and played on guitar. Back here in my native California, since 2005, I teach adults, middle and high school students traditional gestural energy drawing and... [more]
I clarify the difference between pixel and pixel independent digital art. A thorough familiarization of Adobe Illustrator tools is the first emphasis during lessons. The benefits of using a pen tablet will be explored. I will encourage students to have a real world project in mind to apply learned Illustrator skills.
I will show you the basics of MAC platform computer operations and how they differ from a PC environment. I will cover emailing, attaching photos to emails, creating files, bookmarking web sites, how to surf the net, how to organize photos, and how to use iTunes. We will also cover hard drive storage maintenance.