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About
Imagine what it would be like to walk into a commercial art studio in Detroit in 1981 without any formal training as an illustrator and ask for a job and you will have a pretty good idea of how my career as a professional illustrator began. As a graduate with a BFA from a small liberal arts college I knew that I h… Read More
Imagine what it would be like to walk into a commercial art studio in Detroit in 1981 without any formal training as an illustrator and ask for a job and you will have a pretty good idea of how my career as a professional illustrator began. As a graduate with a BFA from a small liberal arts college I knew that I had to find a way to make a living by drawing. Getting a job in a studio gave me a chance to learn from some of the best talent in the country. I always planned to return to fine arts, but after 28 years I am still in "the business" and still finding ways to get paid to draw and paint. Read Less
Illustration
Specializing in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator as well as traditional illustration for 27 years.
Instruction
As a long time professional illustrator, artist, and instructor, I still believe that the most powerful tool for image making is the simple pencil, pen, or brush. In an era of fantastic advances in digital arts with the power to create new worlds of amazing realism, the pencil drawing remains an exquisitely elegan… Read More
As a long time professional illustrator, artist, and instructor, I still believe that the most powerful tool for image making is the simple pencil, pen, or brush. In an era of fantastic advances in digital arts with the power to create new worlds of amazing realism, the pencil drawing remains an exquisitely elegant tool for expressing thoughts and ideas. With this in mind, I view it as a personal mission as an instructor to encourage students to draw their ideas first, before developing concepts within a software program. Read Less
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Work Experience
  • Illustrator
    The Core Group // Troy, MI, USA
  • Freelance Illustrator
    American Artists // New York, NY, USA
  • Adjunct Professor
    Baker College // MI, USA
  • Adjunct Instructor
    Macomb Community College // Warren, MI, USA
  • Freelance Illustrator
    illustrator // Troy, MI, USA
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