Teaching Credentials

I teach classic drawing, painting, and storytelling.

Fullerton College

I’ve taught part-time at FC for 39 years (1984–2023). About 130 classes which have included:

  • Anatomy for Artists (14 semesters)
  • Perspective & Rendering (5 semesters)
  • Drawing from the Masters (19 semesters)
  • Illustration (9 semesters)
  • Expressive Drawing (5 semesters)
  • Watercolor Painting (19 semesters)
  • Children’s Book Illustration (3 semesters)
  • Sketching for Animators & Illustrators (5 semesters)
  • Visual Storytelling (12 semesters)
California State University Fullerton

I taught at CSUF for 14 years (1996–2009), about forty classes including:

  • Life Drawing (7 semesters)
  • Animal Drawing (16 semesters)
  • Sequential Art (14 semesters)
Laguna College of Art and Design

I taught at LCAD over 23 years (1997–2020), about eighty classes including:

  • Watercolor
  • Visual Thinking
  • Animal Drawing
  • Artistic Anatomy
  • Limited Animation
  • Comic Book Illustration
  • Children’s Book Illustration
  • Visual Storytelling (29 semesters)
  • Directing for Animation (co-taught with Aubry Mintz)
Other Teaching

Apart from 250 semester courses in local colleges and universities, I have also been a regular guest teacher at LA Academy of Figurative Art,  Comic-Con International in San Diego, and Concept Design Academy in Pasadena.

I’ve taught in the following entertainment art departments:

  • Interplay Corporation
  • Insomniac Games
  • Rockstar Games
  • Blizzard Entertainment
  • Sony Online Entertainment
  • A famous entertainment empire in Anaheim that had me sign an agreement not to use their name to promote my teaching. But it went well.
  • The same empire in Burbank, with agreement not to use their name, etc… But it went well.