Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design BFA (Drawing Illustration)
I have a Bachelors Degree of Fine Arts from the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, drawing major, painting minor. I spent 12 years working in the Milwaukee area as a graphic designer. I've used computer programs as well to create artwork; Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. I have been working in Necedah schools for almost 7 years. I have worked with special needs students and general education. I have taught summer school Art camp at UW Marshfield for the past two years. I have been a sports coach for 3 sports; HS cross country (coed), youth and HS basketball (girls) and MS track (coed), for a combined total of 17 seasons. I am currently completing a program with DPI to obtain my art teacher license. I have held a special education program aide license since 2009.
I love working with students one on one, and developing a strong relationship. I also studied at the Milwaukee HS of the Arts, and truly enjoyed the small groups of intense study. I believe its really important to have the opportunity to explore different things in detail, without fear of rejection. I am a very positive person and connect well with all types of people.
I am very passionate about art. I learned art by doing it by hand. I believe learning how to draw and paint, also means learning how to really see your subject. Art is about exploring ideas, and trying new things. Learning the basics and building out ward from there. It's also important to learn things about the past, integrating art history into the lesson. Technical skill comes from practice and never willing to give up. Art also teaches creative problem solving, which is so important in life.
If you want to learn to draw or paint realistic subjects, I can truly help you learn, while you enjoy the process as well. I have a fun sense of humor and a lot of encouragement for anyone who wants to try. I truly look forward to working with those who enjoy creating art. Contact my email, we can set up an appointment to get started right away. See you soon! I have a Bachelors Degree of Fine Arts from the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, drawing major, painting minor. I spent 12 years working in the Milwaukee area as a graphic designer. I've used computer programs as well to create artwork; Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. I have been working in Necedah schools for almost 7 years. I have worked
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I have a bachelors degree in Fine Arts from the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design. I majored in drawing for fine arts and illustration. I draw realistic objects, nature, still life, as well as portraits of people. I have also done abstract and surrealism artwork as well. I have been drawing my whole life and continue to expand my areas. I also do zentangles, for a creative change. I use drawing media of: graphite, charcoal pencil, conte crayons, colored pencil, watercolor pencil, and pen/ink.
I was a graphic designer in the Milwaukee area for over 12 years. I worked in 2 screen printing companies during that time. I was a designer for commercial clients, as well as personal. I did company logos, fundraising items, teams, (school and recreational), and anything else that was brought in. I worked with typeset on the computer as well as by hand. Using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, MS publisher on a regular PC and a Mac. I also have done color separations for multi-colored screen printing.
I Have a BFA from the Milwaukee institute of Art and Design, majoring in drawing, minoring in painting. I mostly work in watercolor and acrylic paints. I also use ink with a brush, gouache, and airbrush. I have done murals up to 1400 square feet, on walls, cloth, board and automotive vehicles. I have painted portraits of people, landscapes, wildlife, and still lives. I have done mono prints, intaglio and hand screened images on paper and cloth.
I have worked for over 6 years with K-12 students, being an aide in the classroom, going to regular ed classes with special needs students, helping them do projects, homework and study for tests. I am very adept at changing the tasks according to the needs of the individual student.