Northern Arizona University (Art Education)
Northern Arizona University (MEd)
I am a highly qualified art instructor with 38 years of classroom experience working with all grade levels K-12 and community college. I believe that, "People want to know that you care before they will care what you know." I can teach drawing, painting, graphic design, photography, glass arts/stained, fused, lamp working. I have most recently worked at the community college level and taught Art History as part of my full time schedule. I can also teach creative thinking skills, as well as display and presentation of art works. Students interested in careers in art can receive training and assistance in art careers and promotional materials for the sale of fine or commercial art. I am the owner/operator of a fine/commercial art and photography company, Handteq Enterprises. I am a highly qualified art instructor with 38 years of classroom experience working with all grade levels K-12 and community college. I believe that, "People want to know that you care before they will care what you know." I can teach … Read more
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I have over 10 years of experience teaching Art History, Art 134 and 135 at the community college level. I am quite familiar with the history of art and have a particular interest in the prehistoric period. Please consider letting me be of assistance with your art history needs.
I have a Masters Degree in Art Education and have taught drawing at all grade levels K-12 and community College. I have also taught Life/figure drawing at the college level many times. As a painting major, drawing plays a very big roll in most forms of painting. I can teach various drawing medias and venues such as perspective, portraiture, isometric etc.
I have taken several college level classes on film techniques and history. I have created numerous video productions for various purposes, mostly for the school districts where I have worked. I am familiar with the story-board process of planning a video production. I understand the subliminal messages that camera angle and movement can communicate in video production. I can demonstrate the use of video equipment and some of the special effects it can easily produce.
I have taught Basic Graphic Design at the high school and college level. My students have competed many times in Graphic Design Competitions through the Skills USA organization. I am familiar with the graphic design software, adobe illustrator and Corel draw and the suite of products within these formats. I have taught digital photography at the high school and college level and can demonstrate the use of photography in graphic design.
As I was a painting major in college at the undergraduate and graduate level, I have taken all levels of college painting, beginning through advanced. I have taught painting at the high school and college level. I am familiar with and capable of teaching oil, acrylic, tempera, gausche and watercolor painting. I have been air brush painting for over 25 years.
I have been doing photography for over 30 years. I worked within the film photography venue for 20 years and have many hours of darkroom experience. I have worked within the digital photography venue for 10+ years. I am familiar with many of the software programs used with digital images especially Corel Photopaint and Adobe Photoshop. I have taught photography and digital photography at the high school and college level.
I have studied beginning and advanced film and video techniques at the college level. I have created numerous video productions during my career, mostly for the various employers I have worked for. I am familiar with video equipment both simple and advanced. I have edited video with various software including Adobe Premier, Microsoft movie maker and DVD maker. I am familiar with the various subliminal communication techniques that camera and editing can produce.