California State University Long Beach (Other)
I believe that everyone is born with creativity. Unfortunately, our education system doesn't always reward creativity. Instead it tends to reward conformity. And while everyone may have different levels of skill at any point in time, I believe everyone has inherent creativity that can be brought forth. If they are given the chance, and the opportunity.
My drawing, design, and creativity teaching technique and philosophy is a direct result of over 30 years experience as a creator and designer of consumer products - and over 3 years experience teaching design, drawing, and creativity to children, high school students, and college students at more than six schools and design colleges. My technique and philosophy is shaped by: an empathy for my students and their lives, my passion for drawing, design, and creativity, and by my sense of humor, which permeates every second of my teaching and design work.
I look forward to unleashing the untapped creativity you or a member of your family has within.
I believe that everyone is born with creativity. Unfortunately, our education system doesn't always reward creativity. Instead it tends to reward conformity. And while everyone may have different levels of skill at any point in time, I believe everyone has inherent creativity that can be brought forth. If they are given the chance, and the
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I have more than 30 years drawing and sketching experience as a professional designer, and more than 3 years experience teaching drawing, sketching, and design to college and high school students, and children.
I have over 40 years of experience as a guitar player, and over 4 years of experience as a guitar instructor providing private lessons. My approach to teaching guitar is that anyone can learn to play - they only need the desire. My teaching method is based on learning the basic guitar chords (left hand), learning the basic strumming and picking methods (right hand), and learning basic rhythms (foot tapping).
I have over 6 years experience in public speaking as a member of Toastmasters, and have received Toastmaster's Competent Communicator Award. As a professional designer, I have over 30 years experience speaking to clients and client audiences and presenting designs in private and public forums. As a teacher, I have over 4 years experience speaking to and engaging interactively with high school and college classes.