Dear Student, As a professional graphic designer I have spent over 20 years using Photoshop. As an experienced user I can help all levels of students from absolute novice to intermediate-level. I am also an artist and illustrator and can teach Photoshop as a fine-art medium. Having worked on-staff for ad agencies and corporate creative services departments, I have mentored many younger designers in the use of Photoshop. Learning Photoshop can seem like a daunting endeavor, but with the ... [more]
I have been using Photoshop since version 2.0. No matter what the need, I can figure out how to create a unique, professional photo illustration.
I have been using Adobe Illustrator to create original artwork and logos for more than 30 years. I have used it to create advertising artwork, backgrounds, product illustration and video game components. I have done professional work in Adobe Illustrator for all kinds of clients and each had a different set of problems I had to solve.
As a professional web designer I have created web sites for several small businesses. These include static html and css sites as well as Wordpress content-managed sites. I am proficient in HTML5, CSS and can work in WYSWYG programs like Dreamweaver as well as text-based code editors.
As a working graphic designer I use Adobe InDesign on a daily basis. I can teach my students not only the basics of the program but advise them on best practices which will give them more professional skills. I use Adobe InDesign to create booklets, flyers, ads, catalogs and more.