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Jay French Studios Software & Technical Knowledge

Here is a list of software I am proficient with:
  • Mac OS X
  • Adobe Photoshop CS2
  • Adobe InDesign CS2
  • Corel Painter 9.0
  • Adobe Illustrator CS2
  • Adobe Image Ready CS2
  • Macromedia Freehand 8
  • Adobe Acrobat Professional CS2

    Here is a list of software I'm familiar with (have used):

    • Microsoft Windows Professional & 7
    • Quark XPress
    • Filemaker Pro 4.0
    • Microsoft Office (Windows & Mac)
    • GifBuilder 1.0 Carbon
    • Adobe PageMill 2.0

      Here is a list of computer hardware regularly used (currently or in the past):

      • Mini Mac Intel Core 2 / I Mac G3 / E Mac G4 / PowerMac G4
      • Xanté Accel-a-Writer, Hewlett Packard DeskJet 932C & LaserJet and Epson Stylus printers (laser and color inkjet)
      • UMax Astra 2100U (VistaScan 3.5.2) color scanners & HP 1410v scanner/printer
      • Wacom writing tablet
      • Sony DiscScribe CD burner
      • Panasonic DMC-F1 digital camera
      • Iomega Zip drives
      • SWB DSL and Roadrunner Cable modems and switches
      • Ethernet hub and Wireless/Bluetooth networking

        Here is a brief list of other technical skills:

        • 4-color and 2-color (spot) seperations and pre-press production including portable file creation and delivery.
        • High-volume scanning and photo-retouching.
        • Extensive use of Photoshop digital effects for imagery.
        • Digital file organization and consolidation for storage.
        • Print and internet graphic preparation.
        • Clipart search & destroy (or something like that).
        • Extensive internet and conventional research for imagery and information on projects and assignments.
        • Acrylic, Oil and Ink wash on board and canvas.
        • Mechanical and felt pen on stock or Bristol board.
        • Prismacolor pencil illustration.
        • Oil and dry pastel illustration.
        • Charcoal and graphite illustration.
        • Interior and exterior acrylic wall paint procedure and production.
        • Mechanical pen on mylar.
        • Airbrush illustration.
        • Clay sculpture.
        • Tattoo machine useage.

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