I have fifteen years of experience teaching with Young Rembrandts (Kindergarten through 5th grade). I teach drawing with colored pencils and colored markers, and painting in water colors and acrylic. When finished with a drawing we will mat the picture. I have been with Jefferson County Public Schools for three years. I own my own business where I paint pictures of houses. I also do custom matting and framing. I have 20 years of experience in video production, which includes electronic gra... [more]
When working at Brown & Williamson Tobacco I used Photoshop daily. Photo Shop is used to manipulate photos and art work. There were many photographs that I removed the back grounds and and put the subject on a different back ground. I used to work at several television stations. When working on photographs I would do stills or back grounds for different stories, that would be shown on the air. Most of the time the back grounds would be out of focus or a little blurry. There were many ways to do that. You can add, subtract, color, surface, layers, mirror, and restore pictures that have been damaged and so on. Photoshop is used by Graphicc Artist, Photographers, The Movie Industry.
I went to school for desktop publishing at Ky Tech. (Jefferson State Vocational School). There I studied Adobe PageMaker, Illustrator, and Photoshop. While working for Bargin Mart/Auto Trader for 5 years. I started as a Paste-Up Artist. I gained experience using the desk top publishing programs. I worked at Bargin Mart and Auto Trader I gained experience in the Darkroom developing film and processing pictures. I worked for Brown & Williamson Tobacco for 4 years. There I gained more experience using my desktop publishing programs. There I picked up the programs Word and Illustrator. I designed business cards, mailing samples, forums, book covers, table tents, and invitations.
While at Brown & Williamson Tobacco I worked on Macintosh Computers and trained other graphic artists. I trained to create graphics in Page Maker, Photo Shop, Illustrator and Free Hand.