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Blair A.

Multimedia and Graphic Nerd

Multimedia and Graphic Nerd

$60/hour

  • 96 hours tutoring

  • Farmington, MI 48334

About Blair


Bio

I've been teaching on a high school and/or college level for over 5 years. I'm an expert in the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.) as well as 3DSMax. I'm a screenwriter and enjoy telling a story through a 90 page screenplay or a single image. Experience in filmmaking and DSLR photography help to round out my skill-set. I’m a committed lifelong learner dedicated to developing my craft. I'm ready to teach as soon as you're ready to commit to learning.

I've been teaching on a high school and/or college level for over 5 years. I'm an expert in the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.) as well as 3DSMax. I'm a screenwriter and enjoy telling a story through a 90 page screenplay or a single image. Experience in filmmaking and DSLR photography help to round out my skill-set. I’m a committed lifelong learner dedicated to developing my craft. I'm ready to teach as soon as you're ready to commit to learning.


Education

University of Michigan
Film Video Studies

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $60
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person and online
  • Travel policy: Within 40 miles of Farmington, MI 48334
  • Lesson cancellation: 12 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 6/3/2014

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

Schedule

Blair hasn’t set a schedule.


Subjects

Art

Adobe Illustrator,

Adobe Illustrator

I've been using the Adobe Creative Suite including Illustrator for over 10 years. I've taught Illustrator and typography classes on the high school and college level. I have a thorough understanding of where Illustrator fits into the design methodology of the Creative Suite.
Adobe InDesign,

Adobe InDesign

I've been using the program for 5+ years. I've used it in a professional environment to create ads for the newspapers. I've also used InDesign in the creation of several manuals and children's books. I understand how InDesign fits into the Suite of Adobe products.
Adobe Lightroom,

Adobe Lightroom

I've been using Lightroom for 3 years and have used the Adobe Creative Suite for over 10. I have a thorough understanding of when to use Lightroom and when its time to pull out Photoshop. Lightroom is an amazing program for processing hundreds of images quickly and I'd love to show you a few secrets so you can get from behind the keyboard and get out there and take some more pictures.
Adobe Photoshop,

Adobe Photoshop

I love Photoshop! I've used this program for over 10 years, practically on a daily basis. This program is always growing and there is always more to learn. I've taught Photoshop on a high school and/or college level for over 5 years.
Graphic Design,

Graphic Design

I've taught an After Effects class at Baker College on and off for eight years. I've also used this program on several real world projects. I have extensive experience in the Adobe Suite and have taught graphic design classes.
Video Production

Video Production

I majored in film and video studies at the University of Michigan. I've produced and edited documentaries, music videos, commercials and narrative films. I specialize in screenwriting. I've taught Digital Video Production at Baker College for over 5 years.

Business

Microsoft PowerPoint,

Microsoft PowerPoint

I've been using PowerPoint for well over 10 years. I can help you to integrate photos, videos, audio and anything else you want into your PowerPoint presentation. I'm also an expert in Prezi, a web based presentation software if you're looking to create a something with a little extra flair.
Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word

I've been using Microsoft Word for as long as I can remember. I'm current in all versions of the program. Word is not a difficult program to learn, but there are some secrets that help you to get your work done faster and some little used extra features to create a multimedia rich document that I can tell you all about.

Computer

Adobe Illustrator,

Adobe Illustrator

I've been using the Adobe Creative Suite including Illustrator for over 10 years. I've taught Illustrator and typography classes on the high school and college level. I have a thorough understanding of where Illustrator fits into the design methodology of the Creative Suite.
Adobe InDesign,

Adobe InDesign

I've been using the program for 5+ years. I've used it in a professional environment to create ads for the newspapers. I've also used InDesign in the creation of several manuals and children's books. I understand how InDesign fits into the Suite of Adobe products.
Adobe Lightroom,

Adobe Lightroom

I've been using Lightroom for 3 years and have used the Adobe Creative Suite for over 10. I have a thorough understanding of when to use Lightroom and when its time to pull out Photoshop. Lightroom is an amazing program for processing hundreds of images quickly and I'd love to show you a few secrets so you can get from behind the keyboard and get out there and take some more pictures.
Adobe Photoshop,

Adobe Photoshop

I love Photoshop! I've used this program for over 10 years, practically on a daily basis. This program is always growing and there is always more to learn. I've taught Photoshop on a high school and/or college level for over 5 years.
Autodesk Maya,

Autodesk Maya

I've been using 3D software for well over 5 years. I've taught in the 3D department at Baker College for 5 years. I've attended workshops to learn new skills. I wish you all would include 3DSMax as a skill as well. I'm thorough in Maya but I'm a 3DSMax expert.
Desktop Publishing,

Desktop Publishing

I've been designing flyers, brochures, and print material for over 15 years. I've been using the Adobe Suite of applications over that time as well as several other design programs and plugins. Teaching classes on design and typography using Photoshop and Illustrator on a high school and college level has allowed me to stay up to date on the subject of desktop publishing.
General Computer,

General Computer

I'm an expert on both the Windows and Mac platforms. I can help you troubleshoot issues, get you up and running online, show you how to get rid of viruses, or help you to clean up your computer.
Graphic Design,

Graphic Design

I've taught an After Effects class at Baker College on and off for eight years. I've also used this program on several real world projects. I have extensive experience in the Adobe Suite and have taught graphic design classes.
Microsoft PowerPoint,

Microsoft PowerPoint

I've been using PowerPoint for well over 10 years. I can help you to integrate photos, videos, audio and anything else you want into your PowerPoint presentation. I'm also an expert in Prezi, a web based presentation software if you're looking to create a something with a little extra flair.
Microsoft Word,

Microsoft Word

I've been using Microsoft Word for as long as I can remember. I'm current in all versions of the program. Word is not a difficult program to learn, but there are some secrets that help you to get your work done faster and some little used extra features to create a multimedia rich document that I can tell you all about.
Video Production

Video Production

I majored in film and video studies at the University of Michigan. I've produced and edited documentaries, music videos, commercials and narrative films. I specialize in screenwriting. I've taught Digital Video Production at Baker College for over 5 years.

Corporate Training

General Computer,

General Computer

I'm an expert on both the Windows and Mac platforms. I can help you troubleshoot issues, get you up and running online, show you how to get rid of viruses, or help you to clean up your computer.
Microsoft PowerPoint,

Microsoft PowerPoint

I've been using PowerPoint for well over 10 years. I can help you to integrate photos, videos, audio and anything else you want into your PowerPoint presentation. I'm also an expert in Prezi, a web based presentation software if you're looking to create a something with a little extra flair.
Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word

I've been using Microsoft Word for as long as I can remember. I'm current in all versions of the program. Word is not a difficult program to learn, but there are some secrets that help you to get your work done faster and some little used extra features to create a multimedia rich document that I can tell you all about.

Ratings and Reviews


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Reviews


Great tutor!

Blair is an excellent teacher and animation mentor. He showed me a lot about 3DS Max, and was patient enough to walk me through the basics. I look forward to continuing my instruction with him on future projects.

Byron, 1 lesson with Blair

Excellent

Blair, the tutoring session was excellent, you are a good tutor / teacher I picked up alot of tips and ideas and I look forward to getting additional tutoring with you, thank you.

Ken, 1 lesson with Blair

Excellent patient instructor

I was looking for someone to help me learn Lightroom without having to take an expensive class. We worked on my specific issues and areas of interest. He is smart, patient, knowledgable and fun.

Cathie, 1 lesson with Blair

Figured out what I needed and structured the class to that. Very patient, very flexible.

Photoshop photo editing. He set me up to edit 170 photos showing me how to perform specialized tasks with and without shortcut keys.

Teresa, 1 lesson with Blair

Knowledgeable Lightroom Tutor

Very knowledgeable on getting me from where I want to go and teaching me specifically what I want to learn. Focused, adult learning. I like it, and I am getting to where I want to go. I will definitely continue with Blair.

Ray, 10 lessons with Blair

$60/hour

Blair A.

$60/hour

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