of Past Student Training Projects
A professional lady photographer who had photographed a wedding,
had her pictures developed and returned with the left side of
all the pictures looking rusty. She called and asked if we could
help her. We told her that we could. As a part of restoring
her photos, we taught her how to use PhotoShop. Her wedding
photo shoot was saved.
Another student wanted to take lessons in Photoshop in order
to add family members to wedding photos. Several family members
were living in the Philippines and were not able to attend the
wedding at that time. We added and made several alterations
to the photos. You would never know that these people did not
attend the wedding. It was like magic.
Another student wanted to learn how to set up the school newspaper
while learning the program that produced it. We even made repairs
on a photo of astronaut, that was damaged when tape was lifted
off one of the photo. The tape caused a portion of emultion
to come right off the photo but we were able to digitally repair
An Industrial Design Student wanted to create a portfolio of
his work and improve his skills in Photoshop and Illlustrator.
Another student wanted to learn how to create a website so that
she could start one for her family. This would allow them to
keep updated to what was happening and see pictures off all
the family members.
A man wanted to know how to do some set up on a title page for
a newsletter. This was going to be a function for his job. While
learning this, he also wanted to gain a greater understanding
of how Illustrator worked.
A high school student was considering getting into the graphic
arts field. She took lessons here to see what the programs were
like, how involved it was and whether she would like to pursue
a career in graphic arts.
A newspaper editor wanted to get more involved with the creative
layout of his newspaper. He worked with us in QuarkXpress for
a few months of two hour lessons.
A gentleman who started his own printing company wanted to be
able to understand file setup and do basic typesetting and design.
He wanted to be able to offer these services in-house.
A student from an advertising school in Florida was enrolled
by his mother, for lessons while he would be home for the summer
break. He wanted to continue getting better with the programs
that he was learning in school. (see testimonial
A college student that wanted to learn more about Quark than
what they were teaching him in college. He wanted to pursue
the fields of design and typesetting.
A small business owner wanted to learn Dreamweaver while creating
and maintaining his own website. Over several months of one
hours lessons, we created a hundred page website that had e-commerce
(shopping cart) capabilities.
A women who was out of the field for several years wanted to
update her QuarkXpress skills so that she could reenter the
A women who worked in Lotus as a bookkeeper was out of the field
for three years while raising her child. She had just gone to
a job fair and was told that she needed to learn Excel. After
she completed her lessons she got a job making $39,500 a year
for a national toy company that she interviewed with at the
A women who worked as a bookkeeper, wanted to learn Quickbooks
because she was moving into another company where she would
have to perform many functions.
A company was starting their own advertising department and
a few employees volunteered to learn desktop publishing programs
so that they could start the department.
A company called because their printer is always rejecting the
computer files that they turn in. They wanted to learn more
about the applications so that they could better control their
internal and customer printing projects.
A women with a Windows background was considering buying a Macintosh
and wanted to get an idea of how to use the operating system.
This is a common situation for people going from one operating
system to another. It is requested frequently.
An artist whose company wanted her to design various stage scenes
on computer instead of on paper like she used to. She was purchasing
a laptop in order to be able to do this in various locations.
An older gentleman wanted to learn how to e-mail, set up files
and keep track of his investments online.
A women who worked as a photo lab technician, felt that her
company was loosing business and she wanted to be able to move
into the graphic arts field. She learned Quark, Photoshop and
Illustrator. When she finally lost her job, she was able to
move into a similar field.
An older gentleman received a digital camera for his 80th birthday.
After downloading his family pictures, he wanted to be able
to adjust his photos, removing red eye and brighten pictures.
He also wanted to learn how to better organize and save his
pictures onto his home computer. After taking a class at a local
computer retailer he found that he still needed more individual
instruction. He thanked us and was so appreciative that we were
able to help him with this. He felt this one on one lesson plan
was so much easier than his previous classroom situation.