Annesa Hartman holds a Masters in Teaching with Technologies from the Marlboro College Graduate School, focusing her attention on instructional design for online technologies, and web and graphic design concepts and programs. Currently, she is a Senior Instructional Designer at Southern New Hampshire University where she works with a team of instructional designers in developing engaging online learning experiences for SNHU students. For over 17 years she has taught computer graphic courses and is a freelance graphic designer. She is the author of 5 books published by Cengage Learning, including Exploring Adobe Illustrator CS6 and Interactive Media Design and Development with Adobe CS6. When she is not playing with pixels, she is directing, choreographing or performing in local musical theater, knitting, or working in her garden.