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Laura V.

Award Winning Computer - Traditional Artist

New York, NY (10075)

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I am an award winning traditional and professional computer artist, graduated at the top of my class, with honors, from The Art Institute. I can tutor from beginners to college level and beyond. Assist with your personal projects, art portfolio's to get into college, college classes or professional work.

Besides tutoring, I also work part time as an Art Director for a Design Firm. I have professional experience in 3d art, game art, web design, graphic design, drawing, painting and illustration. I utilize and keep up to date with the latest in industry software including: Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design, Maya, Dreamweaver and Flash.

I approach my tutoring lessons by setting having goal set by the student. With an objective in mind, I gear every lesson specifically needed by each student.

I will teach you different techniques and ways to remember visually everything I teach you.


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Laura’s subjects

Adobe Flash, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, Computer Science, Dreamweaver, General Computer, Graphic Design, Maya, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Video Production, Web Design
Adobe Photoshop, Drawing, Graphic Design, Painting, Video Production
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Corporate Training:
Adobe Flash, General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Web Design


My experience comes from working in the industry doing Illustration for an Ad Agency.

I have been drawing for more then 20 years. I tutor concepts in drawing using techniques in perceptive, value and form, lighting and a two-dimensional approach.

I have work with every drawing tool from graphite, charcoal, color pencil, pastels, markets ect.

I use a notable craftsmanship and teach to develop an artistic expression with every drawing.


I have industry experience using 3d Maya and have been using it for almost a decade. I tutor 3D Animation, Texturing, Lighting, Modeling and Rigging and Rendering.

Lessons in 3D will generally teach from developing a Model, for instance, a character, then Texturing, Rigging, Animation, Lighting up the scene then Rendering, breaking up every step for ease of the student.

Web Design

I have industry experience as a web designer building websites for an interactive design firm.

I have been building websites since 1995, acquiring knowlege in HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP, Flash, Actionscript, Wordpress, Cs-cart and Joomla.

I am proficient with leading industry programs, including Adobe Dreamweaver and Flash.

In my tutoring lessons, I teach students from the concept of a website, to making the graphics, layout of web design, user interaction, programming the code, uploading to the internet, maintainance of web sites and search engine optimization (SEO).

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Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale

Great learning experience! — Laura is very unique in the way teaches. She is very receptive to her students learning needs and makes them feel very comfortable while learning. My knowledge of Adobe Illustrator has increased tremendously and I have been able to apply what I've learned towards my Adobe Photo Shop as well. I not only learned but had fun with it. Laura as an instructor and will recommend highly. ...

— Ana, Hollywood, FL on 1/27/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Laura will travel within 40 miles of New York, NY 10075.

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