I offer lessons in design software, for individuals and small groups, in the Berlin area. You can get in touch with me via the contact form below.
|Photoshop||Learn the basics of digital image editing, including: outputting images for print and screen; basic workflow; basic digital image manipulation; adjustment layers; basic photo retouching tools.|
|Illustrator||Learn how to generate vector graphics and manage type and images for single-page layouts. We cover: introduction to the pen tool; working with type; working with closed paths with transform / align / pathfinder.|
|InDesign||Learn creation, management and pre-press of multiple-page documents. We cover how to: set up documents; export PDFs; package for print; utilise master pages; import images; work with basic type (character and paragraph pallettes); work with advanced type (paragraph styles, characters styles, swatches).|
|After Effects||Learn the basics of motion graphics and visual effects, or simply how to give your videos that extra special finish. We cover: the five fundamental transformations; basic motion; nesting; repetition; masking; workflow; import and export.|
|Premiere Pro||An introduction to video post-production. Ideal for beginners, we cover: editing basics; transitions; workflow; importing and exporting videos for web or broadcast.|
|Ableton Live||A starter’s guide to electronic music production with Ableton. Ideal for beginners, we explore the basics of working with midi and samples, from session to arrangement view.|
|WordPress||Learn how to work with the basic WordPress software, including: posts & pages; categories & tags; media; themes; plugins; troubleshooting.|
About the Teacher
Since 2003, I’ve taught subjects including Audiovisual Media, Video Post-Production, Interactive & Online Media, Typography, Print Design, Motion Graphics, and Sequence & Narrative. I currently teach at Macromedia MHMK (Berlin and Hamburg) and Leuphana University (Hamburg). Previously, I’ve taught in the Visual Communication degree of the University of Technology Sydney (of which I’m also a graduate, with first class honours), and at institutions such as TAFE NSW, ArtConnect Berlin, SuperMarkt and überlin.