Tim Pond is a full time trainer and lectures in Graphic Design at Richmond upon Thames College, United Kingdom where he teaches students of all ages how to use Adobe Indesign and Adobe Photoshop to create professional work. The majority of his students go on to pursue successful careers in graphic design and illustration.
Tim's own artwork and illustration is widely recognized. His most recent publication which he wrote and illustrated is "The Field Guide to Drawing and Sketching Animals" (Search Press 2019) which has been published in six languages.
He is the associate artist at London Zoo (ZSL) and has completed collaborations with Tring Natural History Museum, WWT Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, Barnes and the Royal Veterinary College. Tim is a judge for the Nancy Rothwell Award of the Royal Society of Biology. Previously, he was a freelance illustrator for The Guardian (a British national daily newspaper).
Tim holds an MA in Illustration from Kingston University, a degree in Fine Art from the University of the West of England and a PGCE in Art and Design from The Institute of Education in London.
You'll find Tim's teaching style is practical and down to earth and centers on giving students the access to transformative learning opportunities. Tim is a patient and generous instructor.
Tim's work spans two decades working in a great variety of media and for a range of different clients, including books, magazines, newspapers and film.