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Hi, I'm a graduate of Pratt Institute with a BFA in Fashion Design/Marketing with over 15 years experience in the Industry as a Technical Designer/Manager (10 yrs) & Fashion Designer (5 yrs). My style of teaching is patient with a creative energy. I offer hands-on tutoring in portfolio development, i.e flats & croquie sketching fashion illustration by freehand & using water color, markers & Adobe Illustrator as well as an excellent fine arts portrait painter in oil, acrylic, and water color. I am a master pattern maker, with excellent sewing skills and technical design (tech pack development/POMs/corrections & comments). I offer instruction in oil painting on canvas and figure drawing.
I am also able to offer instruction to pass your belt rank test in Tae Kwon Do. I have black belt for 28 years.
As a Life long Apple Macintosh user I started using the Macintosh computer products in high school, when I entered Pratt Institute I got more familiar with the MacBook and it's unique operating system. Now professionally I use the I Mac everyday at work in the fashion field. I am very comfortable with all the Macintosh products to share my knowledge to help someone else master the Mac.
As A master pattern maker, I correct and approve samples for production before their on sale at retail, for some of the biggest name brand Designer garments in the New York Fashion industry, names like Tommy Hilfiger to Polo Ralph Lauren. As a Technical Designer I wear many hats in bringing the designers concept
to life. In short I have to know all sewing and finishing techniques to fix and correct garments from swim wear, jackets, coats, Jeans and sweaters. All this was learned at Pratt Institute where I earned a BFA in Fashion Design.
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