A Modern Day Renaissance Man

About Me

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  Self Portrait 

©Michael J. West 2005

Education :
I am currently a full time Applied Arts Student at Quinsigamond Community College. My graduation date should be May of 2006, and I have hopes of attending a four year college upon graduation. I have not totally decided on which area of Graphic Arts/ Applied Arts I would like to focus on. I do have my favorites, they are animation and web design.
I have used alot of the Adobe family of products, such as,
  • GoLive
  • LiveMotion
  • InDesign
  • Acrobat, PhotoShop
  • ImageReady
  • Illustrator
  • Pagemaker.

I have also used:

  • Quark Xpress
  • Microsoft Word
  • PowerPoint 
  • Excel.
  • Microsoft Windows 95, 98, ME and XP Operatiing Systems
  • OS 9 and OS X for Macs

I also Have experience using both PC Computers and Mac Computers, and I am also lucky enough to own  two PCs and a Mac computer.

Homestead & Travel:
I was born and raised in Massachusetts and still live in Massachusetts. I live in a small town not far from the city of Worcester with my girlfriend, Tasha. I have been fortunate enough to have escaped for part of my life to other states and countries. I served in the US Air Force for 12 years and did alot of traveling during that time. I have travelled and was stationed to several places, too many to name here. My favorite places however was being stationed in England for 3 years and visiting Paris, France on a vacation.
Hobbies & Interests:
I enjoy Photography, Drawing, Painting, Writing, Reading, Travelling, Computers, the Internet, Learning, Computer Games, Playstation 1 or Playstation 2, family and good friends.

This site is owned, operated and designed by
Michael J. West

Last updated 2/ 19 / 2005