As an artist I have committed my life to my craft. I stared at a very young age taking art lessons from professional artist. Painting in oils ,watercolors, acrylics, colored pencils, airbrush, silkscreen printing, Linoleum prints, copper engraving, and copper etchings. Drawing using graphite, silver point, pastels, and charcoal. I have a B.F.A. from Texas A&M in Kingsville, Texas. I started my professional career as an Illustrator in the United States Air Force during the Viet Nam war. Afte... [more]
Taught high school and trained graphic designers in industry. I also was a graphic arts instructor for ATI of Dallas were I taught students to become graphic artist.
In my school teaching experience I taught computer Graphics Adobe Illustrator, photo shop and In-Design for over 6 years. Students did the year book in middle school using Adobe In-Design to create their year book. Student used the In-Design program to create brochures and programs for the High school. Students also used In-Design to create T- Shirts to sell for the art club.
As a high school student I would use Illustrator, photo shop, and Adobe In-design to complete Brochures, Football programs to submit to the Print shop for publishing. The students would use type from Microsoft word to use in In-Design to produce fliers, brochures and other graphics to send to the print shops.
I have worked as a graphic artist for the USAF (22331) for 4 years, Datapoint Corp. for 13 years, E-Systems for 14 years as a Sr. Graphic Designer. I graduated from Texas A&M Kingsville, TX with a B.F.A. and teacher's certification in All-Level-Art. I have taught in the Texas Public School System as a art teacher and graphic arts teacher for ten years.