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Timothy B.

Kissimmee, FL


Graphic Designer/Actor/Comedian/Inline Skater - Great Lessons!

In-person lessons
5.0 average from 5 ratings
Very enjoyable first lesson
— Diane, Orlando, FL on 12/6/14

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Columbia College
Graphic Design


Columbia College (Graphic Design)

About Timothy

A fully bilingual (English-Italian) graphic designer, actor/comedian, and radio DJ, I am proficient in and use frequently Final Cut Pro Studio 9, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to create promotions of all kinds. From a family of graphic designers, I studied at Penn State University with famed graphic designer Bill Kinser, and finished my degree in Graphic Design at Columbia College. I’ve worked for Ogilvy & Mather Advertising in Graphic Design and Production, authored and illustrated my own book and CD, created posters for clients, and made special interior marbleizing and other design on walls.

I’m also a former, semi-pro, inline speed skater and practitioner of assembly t’ai qi as a meditation, and have taught fitness, safety and cross-training for athletes, with great results for my students. I am a patient, kind, and caring teacher. And I love to help people learn the beautiful Italian language!
A fully bilingual (English-Italian) graphic designer, actor/comedian, and radio DJ, I am proficient in and use frequently Final Cut Pro Studio 9, Adobe Read more

16 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Kissimmee, FL 34759
In-person lessons

"Very enjoyable first lesson"

- Diane, Orlando, FL on 12/6/14
Timothy replied on 12/7/2014

Grazie mille, Diane!

"Encouraging and willing to tailor lessons to you"

- Lynn, Orlando, FL on 7/28/15
Adobe Photoshop, Film,
Graphic Design,
Theatre, Video Production
Adobe Photoshop, Graphic Design,
Video Production
Martial Arts

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Prior to my bachelor's degree in graphic design, I produced a film that received an award. Subsequent to that degree, I incorporated design skills into filmmaking. Trained by a top professional at a Los Angeles editing bay, I edited my first documentary seven years ago using FinalCutProStudio. Since then I have been producing films and videos using FinalCutPro and its complementary audio program SoundTrackPro, as well as Motion, Photoshop, LogicPro, and others.

In addition to basic editing, my areas of proficiency in FinalCutPro include Chroma Key for green (or blue) screen, color alteration, filmatic effects, and transitions with Magic Bullet.

Graphic Design

With a bachelor's degree in graphic design from Columbia College and many years of work in the field, I am very qualified to help those who wish to get ahead in studies related to graphic design.

Whether a student is working in Photoshop, Illustrator, or in film projects in FinalCutPro and more, I am happy to help.

Ease in the software needs to be accompanied by good design principles, concepts and protocols; and I will help with these, as well.

Video Production

My degree in graphic design is the foundation to my film and video projects. I produce primarily in FinalCutPro, and also use Motion, Photoshop, Illustrator, LogicPro, and Audacity for preliminary images and typeface, motion, music and other audio.

Becoming a pro at film and video requires more than a good eye and ear. As an experienced, professional actor, director and producer, I am very familiar with coaching actors, as well as in editing scene takes, including those with multiple cameras, to best convey the emotion of a scene and produce compelling drama in a video or film.

Columbia College
Graphic Design


Columbia College (Graphic Design)

Very enjoyable first lesson — Tim was interesting and interested. He was both knowledgeable and patient. He gave me several good suggestions of extra materials and media to further my education and vary my learning tools and experiences. Looking forward to our next meeting. ...

— Diane, Orlando, FL on 12/6/14

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $30.00

Cancellation: 16 hours notice required

Travel policy

Timothy will travel within 40 miles of Kissimmee, FL 34759.