I have taught at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandise, the Art Institute of Hollywood and UCLA Extension. In addition, I have given workshops and seminars at professional levels. It is just so much fun when a student experiences that light bulb moment - you know, when everything suddenly clicks and makes sense. My go to programs are Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign. I have taught students in graphic design, fashion, visual communications, product development, surface design, even... [more]
I've been using InDesign since the the program was created by Adobe and before that used Quark. I have taught it several times in a college level course in conjunction with other other classes, teaching students how to make brochures or pamphlets or presentation boards. I have even been selected as a TA at Adobe MAX to a world know InDesign instructor.
I have been a graphic design and illustrator with my own business since 2004 and before that worked as an Art Director. I taught in both graphic design and visual design programs at a college level for nearly 10 years and keep myself current on trends and best practices. My work covers a wide variety from branding and marketing, presentations, posters and mailers to email campaigns and social media.