I love to share my passion for visual communication in order to help others effectively reach their goals. I have an MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art and have been doing graphic design professionally for over 25 years. In addition, I?m a professional educator and have held full-time posts at three different colleges. I can teach you how to quickly generate and sort visual ideas, then execute them correctly in the best application, saving you time and insuring higher grades and better client ... [more]
I learned InDesign while designing books for a publisher. I've taught it since 2004 at the college level, and can teach anything from the basics all the way up to how to create your own ebook of Huckleberry Finn. I teach paragraph styles, how to set up a proper page bleed, how to package and preflight your files, and exporting to a PDF that is X-1A compliant.
I learned graphic design back in the days of paste-up and have updated my skills through the years. I have taught many college graphic design courses including Art Appreciation, Fundamentals of Design, Digital Photography, Introduction to Computer Graphics, Electronic Publishing, Digital Photography II, Electronic Publishing II, Web Development, Graphic Design I, Graphic Design II, Portfolio, Art History, Introduction to Macintosh Graphic Design, Design Fundamentals, Digital Graphic Design I, Typography, Digital Graphic Design II, Desktop Publishing, Digital Graphic Design III, History of Graphic Design & Illustration, Advanced Typography, Pre-press Production, and Internship.