Adobe Creative Cloud User Group - Guest Speaker I recently had the opportunity to speak about motion graphics in downtown Denver to the Adobe Creative Cloud User Group. I was able to share some of my work and motion design processes using After Effects, Premiere, Photoshop, and Illustrator. I had a wonderful time and got to meet other local designers in different industries.
After Effects Workshop - Sam Houston State University I recently had the opportunity to spend a few days with the Graphic Design students from Sam Houston State University teaching After Effects and Motion Design principles. I also gave a presentation about my career path and conducted one-on-one individual portfolio critiques with the senior students. For the After Effects Workshop, we worked on a short motion template so that they could animate their work in a dynamic way. (The template is free for anyone to use and you can download it
Masters in Motion Media Design (SCAD 2015) I have finally completed my masters in Motion Media Design from Savannah College of Art and Design. (Whew!) However a surprising occurrence happened - I was nominated by SCAD professors to receive the Excelsus Laureate award. This award is SCAD's highest honor given to one graduating student each year at the commencement ceremony. Since I earned my degree entirely online, it was the first time an eLearning student has been the recipient of the Excelsus Laureate award. It is also
WorldFest Houston International Film Festival I had the honor of receiving 5 gold Remis in different categories at the 2014 WorldFest Houston International Film Festival. It was an incredible event and experience. Meeting others who shared the same passion for creative story telling was just amazing. Everyone was so friendly and the event itself was spectacular! Below were the categories won for this festival. "The Beautiful Mundane" was awarded a special screening on an AMC theater. Beautiful Mundane Contagion Hydraulic Fracturing 101 State Bar of