July 2015 - Present (5 years 0 months)

Computer Graphics teacher, Animation teacher, Department Head

El Capitan High School Teacher/Instructor/Professor | Secondary Merced California United States

I teach students the basics of Photoshop and Illustrator to prepare them for higher levels of art. I also created the school's first animation class, in which students are given an overview of the animation industry and are given a platform to create their own content.

August 2017 - Present (2 years 11 months)

Adjunct Professor

Fresno Pacific University Teacher/Instructor/Professor | Higher Education Merced California United States

I work with students who are interested in becoming teachers. Currently I teach a class in how to incorporate Art Education into the classroom and help prepare students to begin to receive their multiple or single subject credentials.


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digital painting communication lesson planning character design illustration children's books creative problem solving teamwork time management creativity

Teaching Resources (8)

Title Type Rating
Digital Painting 101 Project 0 1178
Character Design & Painting in Photoshop (The Frankenstein Pr... Project 0 331
Surrealism Composite Project 0 78
Animation Careers & How to Present Lesson Plan 0 65
Lauren Petiti High School Art Teacher, Children...

Lauren Petiti

High School Art Teacher, Children's Book Illustrator, Storyteller El Capitan High School
3,896 Points

I'm a teacher who loves encouraging people to tell their own unique stories through their work. I also am a freelance illustrator on the side.

Merced, California, United States
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