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Lea M.

Teaching art director

Teaching art director

$65/hour

  • Manhattan Valley New York, NY 10025

About Lea


Bio

As an art director with over 15 years of experience in all aspects of graphic design, Lea helps clients achieve their communications goals by creating compelling visual experiences for their customers. Lea has worked with financial corporations, emerging businesses, architecture and construction industry publications, technological service providers, and New York City public and private schools. She is especially adept at cultivating productive working relationships with her clients. She...

As an art director with over 15 years of experience in all aspects of graphic design, Lea helps clients achieve their communications goals by creating compelling visual experiences for their customers. Lea has worked with financial corporations, emerging businesses, architecture and construction industry publications, technological service providers, and New York City public and private schools. She is especially adept at cultivating productive working relationships with her clients. She believes that careful listening to her clients and diligent attention to the particular qualities of their products and business culture is fundamental to translating their unique business or organization identity into effective visual language, while keeping with the sensibilities of their target audience. With a master’s degree in fine arts and years of traveling, Lea brings to her work a flare for style. Lea is a strong group leader and a reliable team member, and she is passionate about her work.

My design history began with a BFA in Fine Arts, followed by my first job in a pre-press bureau. Soon after, I became a graphic designer at a financial ad agency. I then moved on to become senior Art Director at Fry Inc..

This is my specialty, and I love to teach it. Perhaps you're stuck on a project. I can share screens with you so I can see exactly how you're using Photoshop, get you through that problem, and then teach and help you even more.
Having been a graphic designer for over 20 years, I am using my real world experience to teach graphic design and photography. I teach the Adobe Suite of applications, including, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Lightrooom. I use fun and portfolio-worthy projects like playing card design, poster design and logo design to teach beginning or advanced graphic designers the design process from concepts to finished pieces.

I'm really looking forward to helping you achieve your goals!


Education

School of the Museum of Fine Arts / Tufts
Fine Arts
School of the Museum of Fine Arts / Tufts
Masters

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $65
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Travel policy: Within 20 miles of New York, NY 10025
  • Lesson cancellation: 2 hours notice required
  • No background check

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

Schedule

Lea hasn’t set a schedule.


Subjects

Art

Graphic Design,

Graphic Design

I have been an art director with over 20 years working with all aspects of graphic design. I belive that visual space is the core of strong design. Too much content—whether images, text, or objects—deters viewers. Visual information is great, but never underestimate the power of white space.
Photography,

Photography

I have my MFA in fine arts, specializing in photography. I orked as a TA for Jim Dow and Nick Nixon. I worked for Henry Horenstein.
Adobe Photoshop

Computer

Graphic Design,

Graphic Design

I have been an art director with over 20 years working with all aspects of graphic design. I belive that visual space is the core of strong design. Too much content—whether images, text, or objects—deters viewers. Visual information is great, but never underestimate the power of white space.
Photography,

Photography

I have my MFA in fine arts, specializing in photography. I orked as a TA for Jim Dow and Nick Nixon. I worked for Henry Horenstein.
Adobe Photoshop

$65/hour

Lea M.

$65/hour

  • No subscriptions or upfront payments

  • Only pay for the time you need

  • Find the right fit, or your first hour is free

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