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East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
Medical College of Georgia (Master's)
I am a certified medical illustrator, who has been working in the field for 9 years. I earned a BFA in Painting/Design from East Carolina University and a MS in Medical Illustration from Medical College of Georgia. I can help with all the visual arts, computer design programs, motion graphics programs (such as Flash, AfterEffects, Softimage, and Maya), as well as basic health sciences. I am new to WyzAnt, but I have done some one on one tutoring at my professional conventions. I am very patient, try to encourage questions, and try to make sure the person understands topics or suggestions I try to teach. I am a certified medical illustrator, who has been working in the field for 9 years. I earned a BFA in Painting/Design from East Carolina University and a MS in Medical Illustration from Medical College of Georgia. I can… Read more
David was pleasant. He is skilled in photoshop however, I needed specific skills in relationship to preparing files for printing. Color stabilization across multi-page books and photo manipulation. I don't feel those particular skills were strong enough for what I needed to learn in a very short amount of time.
Ann was particular and wanted quick answers instead of trying to get a pipeline down in generating a consistent color profile with her printer. Had she been more specific in what she was looking for initially, she may have felt more satisfied with the lesson.
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I have professional experience with Adobe Creative Suite. I stay current with versions and can teach techniques for graphic design, illustration, animation, or photo retouching.
I am a certified medical illustrator in the area. I hold a BFA in painting/drawing from East Carolina University. My main focus was life drawing and figure painting for a portfolio to be accepted in a medical illustration graduate program. I can offer basic drawing techniques (using pencil, chalk, or ink) and advanced anatomical/ figure drawing.
I am a certified medical illustrator in the area, who has focused on 3D animation. Since I have a specialized market, I have to stay a 3D generalist. My main program that I use is Softimage now, but I have also been a Maya user. Since I am used to changing platforms, I believe in teaching the fundamentals of 3D. This is very important for seeking employment in production firms, which may require you to pick up another program or even use in-house software. Some specific areas of 3D that I use in my business are modeling topics, animation (some character, but mainly dynamics), rendering, texturing, and then compositing (in AfterEffects).
I have a BFA in painting from East Carolina University. I am familiar with tempra painting, watercolors (though I am not a watercolorist), acrylics, and oil painting. While I was getting a BFA, I knew I wanted to become a medical illustrator...so I focused on figure and life painting. I then got a MS in medical illustration (from Medical College of Georgia). I can teach drawing skills, painting techniques, and surface anatomy to any art student.
My profession is medical illustration with an emphasis on 3D animation. I have had an interest in photography all my life, and shoot amateur portraits (including family weddings), landscapes, and HDR lightmaps for my 3D animation. I took photography classes in college, and before that had learned basic exposure principles on my parent's Canon AE-1 manual SLR. I have darkroom experience, and know how to judge for good contrast. I also am always interested in judging dynamic range and when to bracket and be able to edit later. These days, my serious camera is a Canon 5D (with an assortment of EOS lenses), and I use Photoshop professional for my editing program (CS5)
I am experienced with DV standards (be it NTSC, HD, or web). My main compositing program is Adobe AfterEffects. I can demonstrate encoding formats for blu-ray, HDTV, HTML5, as well as other standards.
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