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About the Instructor

Andrew Klapatiuk has enjoyed his career as an accomplished photographer and digital artist. As a stock photographer, Andrew’s images have been represented by well-known stock agencies – Liaison International, Tony Stone and Getty Images. Having operated successful photo studios in Vancouver and in the Niagara Region. He has covered corporate, editorial, advertising and fashion shoots. Andrew’s entry into digital imaging began with Photoshop. He expanded into corporate training as a Certified Technical Trainer, an Adobe Certified Expert and an Adobe Certified Instructor. Find him listed on the Adobe Training Partner Finder and the Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) Finder. He specializes in Adobe Software Training, primarily focusing on Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator having current certifications in the CC versions. Andrew has clients throughout Canada and the United States. Andrew plays an active role on the Adobe Prerelease Program beta testing versions of Adobe Software from CS6 through to CC 2020.

ADOBE CERTIFIED INSTRUCTORS

Adobe began their certification program in 1997 to make the clear distinction between qualified instructors and someone offering courses. To earn the status, the instructor must pass at least one rigorous Adobe product exam within 30 days of its release. In addition, the instructor must obtain a certified instructor qualification (the CompTIA CTT+ exams, to demonstrate expertise in communicating technical information along with classroom management skills). An Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) is a person who has demonstrated a professional level in proficiency with one or more Adobe software products. An Adobe Certified Instructor is an Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) who has taken his or her skills to the next level and provides instruction on Adobe products. Andrew’s entry into digital imaging began with Photoshop. He expanded into corporate training as a Certified Technical Trainer, an Adobe Certified Expert and an Adobe Certified Instructor. Find him listed on the Adobe Training Partner Finder and the Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) Finder. He specializes in Adobe Software Training, primarily focusing on Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator having current certifications in the CC versions. Andrew has clients throughout Canada and the United States. Andrew plays an active role on the Adobe Prerelease Program beta testing versions of Adobe Software from CS6 through to CC 2020.