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Michael H.

3D Animation Professor Game Design, Digital Media, Motion Graphics

3D Animation Professor Game Design, Digital Media, Motion Graphics

$65/hour

  • 33 hours tutoring

  • Henderson, NV 89052


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About Michael


Bio

I have a Masters Degree in Media Design 3D focus from Full Sail University. I also have Masters of Art in Instructional Design IT eLearning with a Certification in Modeling and Simulation

My passion is creating and teaching others to create. I have been teaching higher education for over 7 years. Prior to that I was a private instructor in many galleries within Florida. I believe everyone is creative and if inspired correctly can create amazing pieces of art. I currently teach at the Art...

I have a Masters Degree in Media Design 3D focus from Full Sail University. I also have Masters of Art in Instructional Design IT eLearning with a Certification in Modeling and Simulation

My passion is creating and teaching others to create. I have been teaching higher education for over 7 years. Prior to that I was a private instructor in many galleries within Florida. I believe everyone is creative and if inspired correctly can create amazing pieces of art. I currently teach at the Art Institute of Las Vegas as a lead instructor instructing class in 3D character development, animation, team production, computer paint, motion graphics, as well as capstone portfolio classes.

Fluent in:
Auto Desk suite (ie. Maya, Mudbox, Motionbuilder etc.)
Adobe Creative Suite (ie. Photoshop, After Effects, InDesign etc.)
iOs operating system
Windows operating system


Education

Daytona State College
undergrad
Full Sail University
Masters
University of Central Florida
Masters

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $65
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person and online
  • Travel policy: Within 40 miles of Henderson, NV 89052
  • Lesson cancellation: 24 hours notice required
  • No background check

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Art

Adobe InDesign,

Adobe InDesign

Adobe InDesign is a very powerful layout and publishing tool. It can provide the user the power to develop full text novels to highly dynamic magazines. The program can also build interactive media featuring on PDF brochures. InDesign is a diamond in the rough, the layout templates can help beginners all the way to a seasoned pro. The program will work with the interchangeable files through the adobe suites. This will offer many new tools for the writer, developer, photographer, and the interactive designer. I have been certified through Lynda.com to enable students to learn the basics and and overall techniques of getting a project book published.
Drawing,

Drawing

I am currently a Studio Art Professor at Daytona State College teaching and developing new and dynamic curriculum for drawing I, II, and III. The courses I have developed offer a close studio environment which allows communication and growth. Drawing is not simply placing a line from one point to the next but a creation of the heart. Art allows one to develop a closeness with nature as well as technology. Drawing is the basis for art and can offer a great tool for reporters, researchers, and engineers. Without a basic thumbnail sketch how can a new subject be explained? This is how I teach offering freedom of expression as well as inspiration. Drawing is the great sustainable art form it has been used since 30,000 B.C.E. and I am sure it will continue on for light years to come.
Photography,

Photography

I have a master's degree in Digital Media, both motion graphics and graphic design. I have manipulated digital media in both pixel and vector formats. I have the understanding of all Adobe Suite software and can help with 90% of digital camera usage and editing. Everything from macro shots to usage of DSLR, Diffusers, Depth of field, ISO usage and metadata. I can also help compositing and uploading edited and non edited digital images, both still life, pure and film.
Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

Business

Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

Computer

Adobe Flash,

Adobe Flash

Adobe Flash is a Vector based program, which is powerful enough to develop full length animations and visually dynamic websites. The program has been used from web-banners to high definition print work. Although the programs interface can be daunting don't let this stop you when exploring new ways to adapt to visual candy within the web. Flash uses similar tools to it's coherent sister "Photoshop". I have used Flash for over 5 years and would be very happy to pass on my talents to you. Take a look at my videos and see what Flash has to offer. Creative themes which can be created in Flash: Classical Tweening: Animation Shape Tweening: Animation Time manipulation of digital images: Website Sound and voice over: Website and Instructional Powerful web banners: Internet Powerful ActionScripts Development: Internet
Adobe InDesign,

Adobe InDesign

Adobe InDesign is a very powerful layout and publishing tool. It can provide the user the power to develop full text novels to highly dynamic magazines. The program can also build interactive media featuring on PDF brochures. InDesign is a diamond in the rough, the layout templates can help beginners all the way to a seasoned pro. The program will work with the interchangeable files through the adobe suites. This will offer many new tools for the writer, developer, photographer, and the interactive designer. I have been certified through Lynda.com to enable students to learn the basics and and overall techniques of getting a project book published.
Autodesk Maya,

Autodesk Maya

I am currently a Professor of 3D animation at the Art Institute of Las Vegas. I have extended experience with Maya Mudbox as well as 3DsMax. I have two masters on in Digital Media 3D and one in instructional design. I also will obtain my certification of modeling and simulation in Dec 2016.
General Computer,

General Computer

Certified iOS navigation Certified Adobe Suite Certified mobile applications
Macintosh,

Macintosh

I am currently a Professor of 3D animation at the Art Institute of Las Vegas. I have years of experience with the Mac iOs.
Microsoft Windows,

Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Windows the most popular OS (operating system) for independent user. The personal computer has become more than viral, it is our friend and sometimes our living. I have used Microsoft since the days of MS DOS and 1982 Windows 1.0, I have seen it grow and expand. The ease of using this OS can become some what of a hinder to say the least. Sometimes as new users we want to over think programs and steps. However, when the developers built the system they only wanted the easiest navigational steps to be used. Whether it was to fix a problem or explore new information Microsoft wanted it to stress free. If you are having problem with security or simple home networking such as wireless routing and or printing then I can help. Also if if you want to learn more about what your computer can do for you then please send me an email and lets get started.
Photography,

Photography

I have a master's degree in Digital Media, both motion graphics and graphic design. I have manipulated digital media in both pixel and vector formats. I have the understanding of all Adobe Suite software and can help with 90% of digital camera usage and editing. Everything from macro shots to usage of DSLR, Diffusers, Depth of field, ISO usage and metadata. I can also help compositing and uploading edited and non edited digital images, both still life, pure and film.
Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

Corporate Training

Adobe Flash,

Adobe Flash

Adobe Flash is a Vector based program, which is powerful enough to develop full length animations and visually dynamic websites. The program has been used from web-banners to high definition print work. Although the programs interface can be daunting don't let this stop you when exploring new ways to adapt to visual candy within the web. Flash uses similar tools to it's coherent sister "Photoshop". I have used Flash for over 5 years and would be very happy to pass on my talents to you. Take a look at my videos and see what Flash has to offer. Creative themes which can be created in Flash: Classical Tweening: Animation Shape Tweening: Animation Time manipulation of digital images: Website Sound and voice over: Website and Instructional Powerful web banners: Internet Powerful ActionScripts Development: Internet
General Computer,

General Computer

Certified iOS navigation Certified Adobe Suite Certified mobile applications
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

Resources

Michael has shared 3 videos on Wyzant Resources.

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Ratings and Reviews


Rating

4.9 (19 ratings)
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Reviews

Awesome with a capital A!

Michael was a great instructor in that he acted as my eyes and brain while I did all the modeling myself! He was as knowledgeable as he was nice, and patient to boot! If you’re a hands-on learner like me, you’ll love his style of teaching. I feel like I’ll remember every single thing I learned come tomorrow morning when I start up Maya and try it solo!

Jessica, 1 lesson with Michael

Patient, professional and knows his stuff

Very good with my son who has special needs. Reviewed homework, came completely prepared and made every minute count. My son really liked him and is ready to do it again when needed.

Adrienne, 1 lesson with Michael

great experience

Michael has vast knowledge in all the software I was interested in, including Adobe Suite, Maya, and Motion Builder. He teaches at the college level and has direct experience. Michael is easy to talk to and pleasant. He arrived on time and was very thorough. Great tutor, would definitely work with him again.

Jennifer, 1 lesson with Michael

Knowledge of student needs and application

Teaching animation - Great rapport with student. Reviewed types and styles of flash animation, title sequences, and 3d animation. Reviewed some students work and style.

Marie, 5 lessons with Michael

Very Pleasant Person

Michael is very pleasant and has a good degree of patience. He spent his own time researching information to assist me in Photoshop.

Phoebe, 3 lessons with Michael

Great, insightful tutor!

Michael worked with my 15 year old son who is learning to use Photoshop. He geared the lesson to the things that my son wanted to learn. He kept my son interested and engaged throughout the lesson. After the lesson, my son immediately asked me when Michael would be back again. When I told him next week, he asked if he could come back sooner! He seemed to break things down step by step, and he also sent those steps to us after the lesson. My son is looking forward to his next lesson with Michael. I would highly recommend him, as he seems to be well versed in a variety of the arts and seems to truly enjoy sharing his love of art with others. We feel really lucky to have found him!

Sheila, 7 lessons with Michael

Good job.

My class was the first doing anything like this but I got everything I was looking for in a well presented way. I'm a kinda show me how to do it guy and not a read it guy and I was very happy with the results. The class was worth it. The second class was excellent. I got a lot under my belt. I look much fatter but it was worth it!!!

Peter, 2 lessons with Michael

$65/hour

Michael H.

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