About Lessons and Classes

Classes With Bob Ostrom

My teaching philosophy is simple, learning new skills should never feel intimidating or overwhelming. My computer classes focus on basic principles you will use everyday. Each lesson is broken down into small easy to understand tasks that gradually build on one another. Although much of the subject matter we discuss tends to be on the technical side, it is always taught in a simple, practical manner. My goal is to make sure students gain a total understanding of how and why things work the way they do.

If you are more interested in learning about the business side of art I can help. Again, my philosophy is that learning should always be fun and if you can’t have fun drawing cartoons or illustrating children’s books where can you? I’ve been illustrating children’s books for over twenty years. My work has been published in over 200 children’s books and publications. I’ve worked with companies like Disney, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and many more. What I teach is not just something out of a users manual or lessons collected from a text book, it’s what I do every single day as a professional artist.

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Computer Classes

If you are interested in computer classes I teach the following Adobe CC programs:

  •   Photoshop
  •   Illustrator
  •   InDesign


Online classes

I am constantly developing new online sessions for Photoshop and Illustrator. If you are interested in finding out more information about my online sessions please use the link below and I will send you an email each month to let you know what classes are coming next.

In Person Classes

You can find me at Wake Tech here in Cary North Carolina on the Western Campus located on Kildaire Farm Road, evenings from 6:30 – 9:30 PM.
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You can also find me at the The State Personnel Development Center in Raleigh at 101 Peace Street.
For more information call:
(919) 733-8338



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If you are interested in receiving more information on upcoming classes, online tutoring sessions, special events, special offers and video tutorials through your email please use the link below.

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  2. Hi Bob, I’m wondering if I purchase your bundle class do I get to download the videos so I can view them any time without being online or do I only get to stream them from your website?


    • Hi Dan,

      Thanks for your question. These classes are hosted through a site called Teachable.com. It is an excellent site, that provides one of the best user interfaces I could find. It will guide you through the whole process. Simply log in using a personal i.d. and password and you can view the videos whenever you like as many times as you like. As far as downloading I do not believe that is an option at this time. Hope that helps.


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