Technical Writer, Production Support, Software Training

Technical Writing and Editing

Authoring publications for Adobe Press and Peachpit Education, and responsible for technical editing on a number of Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop publications. Available for custom writing and editing projects.

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Design and Production Support

Newsletters, marketing materials, reports, web-site updates (CMS)? Working with Adobe InDesign, Captivate, Photoshop, Muse, Illustrator, Microsoft Office, HTML, CSS, and more.

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Training and Course Development

Custom onsite training delivery, course development, PDs in Adobe applications, such as InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat Pro, or Muse. Focus on personal learning objectives and outcomes.

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Speaker at Conferences, Events, Workshops

From corporate workshops, PDs for educators, and presentations at conferences to speaker engagements at software user groups, and photography clubs.

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Illustrator CC (2014): Rectangle tool and Transform ...

Adobe Illustrator Tutorial

On June 18, Adobe released #CCNext. One of the applications updated in this release is Adobe Illustrator. We’re up to version 18 now with the Illustrator CC (2014) release. Renewed Transform panel and live shapes The renewed Transform panel contains a Rectangle Properties section that is active when you have a rectangle or rounded rectangle shape selected in […]

Adobe: the Founders’ Perspective.

Adobe General News

Adobe changed the world and revolutionized the publishing industry. A must watch computer history video for anyone who has a passion for the big red A. John Warnock and Chuck Geschke presenting… ‘the founders’ perspective’. Chuck: “When someone tell you our products have made a difference in their life, in their work, their creativity… that […]

How to remove a background from an image in Photosho...

Adobe Photoshop Video Tutorial

How do I remove a background from an image? The following Photoshop tutorial (youtube video) shows one of many techniques there are for removing image backgrounds. The technique used doesn’t permanently remove the background pixels in the images, but allows you to further correct and fine-tune the transparent background you create through the use of […]