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Lessons offered by David
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
Taught subjects
  • Basic computer
  • Photoshop
  • Graphic design
  • Illustrator
  • Web Design
  • Game Art Design
Levels
  • All Levels

Accomplished comic illustrator wants to teach you how to succeed in Adobe Photoshop!

Methodology

My class is either based on general lessons meant to introduce you to the functions and tools of Photoshop, or, if you have a specific project in mind, we can undergo a collaborative workshop experience to generate your project while simultaneously developing your skills.

Background

I have been a comic illustrator for well over a decade and have had many comics published. I work in Photoshop nearly every day and have a great many tips and techniques I have developed over the years that I am happy to share.

Rates

Rate for a 1-hour lesson. : $20/h

Details

I require at least two hours notice of cancellation.

Lessons offered by David
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Basic computer
  • Photoshop
  • Graphic design
  • Illustrator
  • Web Design
  • Game Art Design
Levels
  • All Levels

David's resume

Education 
 
‚ĚĖ Graduated ‚ÄčWest Valley High School ‚Äčin ‚Äč2005¬† ‚ĚĖ Attended ‚ÄčMt. San Jacinto College‚Äč sporadically from ‚Äč1999 to 2008‚Äč during my general, pre-adult¬† education.¬† ‚ĚĖ Attended ‚ÄčMt. San Jacinto College‚Äč in ‚Äč2008‚Äč, graduated in ‚Äč2012‚Äč.¬† ‚ĚĖ Attended the ‚ÄčUniversity of California, Riverside‚Äč in ‚Äč2012‚Äč, graduated with a ‚ÄčBachelor‚Äôs degree in English
‚Äč in¬† 2015‚Äč.¬† ‚ĚĖ Attended ‚ÄčCalifornia State University San Marcos‚Äč in Fall ‚Äč2016‚Äč, graduated with an ‚ÄčM.A. in Literature and¬† Writing Studies
‚Äč in ‚Äč2018‚Äč.¬† Work Experience¬† ¬† Teaching: August 2018 - December 2018¬† I taught GEW 101B, a composition studies course, at CSUSM in the Fall of 2018.¬† Community Management: 2017 - Ongoing¬† I am currently a community manager and co-founder of the Comicadia online comic collective and¬† publisher.¬† Tutor Mentoring: Spring 2016 to Spring 2017 (one year term)¬† I served as a mentor and supervisor on the floor of the Learning Resource Center at Mt. San Jacinto¬† College.¬†¬† Tutoring: 2008 -2018¬† I have served as a Tutor Rank IV since 2010 at Mt. San Jacinto College‚Äôs Learning Resource Center.¬†¬† Self Publishing: 2010 - Ongoing¬† I have engaged in self publishing and marketing different media of own creation through revenue streams¬† such as merchandise, ads, crowdfunding, and convention sales and appearances.¬† Freelance Illustration and Writing: 2005 - Ongoing¬† I have engaged in ongoing work as a freelance illustrator and writer, creating work for individuals through¬† commissions to work for publishers including MTV Studios, Antarctic Press, and Radio Comix. I have also¬† contributed to many small press anthologies, mostly through drawing and writing comics.¬† Temp position: Early 2006 - Late 2007¬† I stood out as a temporary tester at an engineering firm through a job service. Duties included but were¬† not limited to: digital radiographic imaging, voltage and capacitor testing, and chemical coating electronic¬† components. Eventually I was tasked to design testing rigs to verify components of pacemakers and¬† missiles would carry proper voltage.¬†
Publication History 
¬† ‚ĚĖ I published a Master‚Äôs thesis: ‚ÄčDark Lens: Postcolonial Lovecraftian Interactive Fiction
‚Äč in 2018 at CSUSM¬† ‚ĚĖ I have published various independent and small press comic publications: 2006 - Present; Most recently¬† was ‚ÄčCosmic Dash Vol. 1
‚Äč for Jarlidium Press in 2018¬† ‚ĚĖ I have written several comic publications for Nickelodeon magazine: 2010 - 2012¬† ‚ĚĖ I have written and illustrated several publications for Antarctic Press and Radio Comix: 2009 - 2012¬†
Conferences 
¬† ‚ĚĖ Presented at the California State University San Marcos 2018 Spring Humanities Conference¬† ‚ĚĖ Presented at the 2018 Association of Colleges for Tutoring & Learning Assistance Conference in San¬† Diego on behalf of MSJC¬† ‚ĚĖ Presented at the 2017 California Community Colleges‚Äô Success Network Conference at Pasadena City¬† College on behalf of MSJC¬†
References 
 
References available upon request. 

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