Miami Dade College (Associate in Arts)
Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale (Other)
I have been in the field of graphic design since before we used computers to create art for print work! My first boss at my first full time design job placed a computer in front of me and said "learn!" It was one of the first Apple computers and I learned everything I could. Over 20 years later, I have not stopped learning.
Whether you are creating digital art or creating files that will go to press, I can teach you how to use these programs efficiently and effectively.
Adobe InDesign is a page layout program that is extremely powerful for creating any type of layout. From multi page brochures, single page ads to full books, inDesign has the capacity to let you create any layout you want and the flexibility to facilitate the layout with Master pages and Styles.
The most crucial moment when using Photoshop is when you initially create the file. A working knowledge of resolution and sizing will be the key to an effective final product. If you start off with a file size that is too small you might end up wasting countless hours only to discover your work is unusable. I can help you vanquish pixelated artwork forever!!
I have used all Adobe products, but feel that I specialize in Photoshop and inDesign. I can also teach you to use the dreaded drawing pen in Illustrator and configure and build websites in Dreamweaver. My experience is my greatest asset and will benefit you! I have been in the field of graphic design since before we used computers to create art for print work! My first boss at my first full time design job placed a computer in front of me and said "learn!" It was one of the first Apple computers and I learned everything I could. Over 20 years later, I have not stopped learning.
Whether you are
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I have been using Adobe InDesign since its beginning, prior to that I used QuarkXpress. I understand the use of all the functions that make it the ultimate in page layout programs like master pages, paragraph & character styles, page numbering and pre-press options. I can also explain InDesign's relationship to other design programs like Photoshop and Illustrator and how they all function together seamlessly.
I have been working in the field of graphic design since 1988 when I graduated in the top of my class from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. I was quickly hired and work in a design firm for 8 years. The company relocated and I opted to leave and start my own firm. I have been self employed in the graphic design field since and continue to provide quality, reliable service to my clients.
I have been working the the Macintosh operating system since 1995. I can tutor in every aspect of working with a mac system. I am capable of setting up a basic work station and printer combination.