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California State University Northridge (Art)
California State University Northridge (Master's)
I have a master's in art, and I've been teaching Photoshop since the early '90s. I started in the private sector, teaching with a training firm. In those days, I also taught some beginning Illustrator and After Effects. Weynand Training was in the business of retraining industry (television) personnel in new technology, I started as a student, then became a demo artist, and then became a teacher for them.
I have since moved on to teaching at Ventura Community College, Photoshop and Multi-Media, the Art Institutes (Hollywood, Santa Monica), DeVry on site and online, and workshops. I also create video tutorials for You Tube with a software program to facilitate the learning experience of my students and as reference material for my students. Photoshop is my all time favorite; it's a collage program. It's really fun and it's used in almost every discipline, from print to TV, to film, and web.
I've worked in local television for 25 years, and have been a part of the transformation from expensive proprietary machines and software to the personal computer and the Adobe and Apple software programs, to name a few. I've taught on Mac primarily, but also PC's. Photoshop is a deep and rewarding program; most of my students end up loving it! I have a master's in art, and I've been teaching Photoshop since the early '90s. I started in the private sector, teaching with a training firm. In those days, I also taught some beginning … Read more
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