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Frank Martinez

Francisco "Frank" Martinez was born in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. He grew up in a small, rural town along with his eight brothers and four sisters. At the age of nine Francisco migrated to Edinburg, Texas a town located in the lower Rio Grande Valley. He has lived in Edinburg since then. Francisco graduated from the University of Texas Pan American with a degree in Graphic Design. He frequently uses studio art to create digital art. His deep Mexican roots inspire him to use a multitude of colors and media for his work. Francisco works as a free-lance artist and graphic designer while teaching private art classes. Courses: Intro to Adobe Photoshop Adobe Photoshop with Frank Mtz Intro to Digital Photography

Francisco “Frank” Martinez was born in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. He grew up in a small, rural town along with his eight brothers and four sisters. At the age of nine Francisco migrated to Edinburg, Texas a town located in the lower Rio Grande Valley. He has lived in Edinburg since then. Francisco graduated from the University of Texas Pan American with a degree in Graphic Design. He frequently uses studio art to create digital art. His deep Mexican roots inspire him to use a multitude of colors and media for his work. Francisco works as a free-lance artist and graphic designer while teaching private art classes. 

Courses

Intro to Adobe Photoshop

Registration Closed

Mondays – 6:00pm to 8:00pm | Start Date: Oct 8, 2018 | End Date: Nov 12, 2018

In this hands-on, live-instructor led class students will learn the basics of adobe photoshop software. Students will learn how to manipulate layers, colors, and digital images. Students will be engaged through fun-filled projects such as antique photo restoration, birthday card creation, and digital illustrations. If you have been wanting to learn how to combine your studio art skills with digital art, then this is the class for you. Students must provide their own laptop/computer with adobe photoshop (a free trial version can be obtained at https://www.adobe.com/ ). Accommodations can be made for those that do not have laptop or software. Seating is limited so please sign up early.

Intro to Digital Photography

Registration Closed

Saturdays – 1:00pm to 3:00pm | Start Date: Oct 6, 2018 | End Date: Nov 10, 2018

In this hands-on, live instructor class students will learn the basics of digital photography. Students will be introduced to concepts such as aperture, shutter speed, focal point, etc.. Students will be taught how to use their digital cameras to capture images. If you have been wanting to learn how to start taking photos and transfer them to your computer, then this is the class for you. No photographic skill or experience is required and students will need to provide their own digital camera. (DSLR CAMERA recommended that will allow you to have manual settings such as aperture control). Seating is limited so please sign up early.

Adobe Photoshop with Frank Mtz

Registration Closed

Wednesdays – 6:00pm to 8:00pm | Start Date: Oct 10, 2018 | End Date: Nov 14, 2018

In this hands-on, live-instructor led class students will learn the intermediate techniques and uses of adobe photoshop software. Students will learn how to manipulate layers, colors, and digital images. Students will be engaged through fun-filled projects such as typography and grid layout, digital illustrations, and special effects. If you have been wanting to learn how to combine your studio art skills with digital art, then this is the class for you. Students must provide their own laptop/computer with adobe photoshop (a free trial version can be obtained). Accommodations can be made for those that do not have laptop or software. Seating is limited so please sign up early.