Damon has 30+ years in the classroom, teaching Kinder art through college level classes. He taught High School Art in Ohio and Arizona. He taught elementary and middle school art, as well as college level classes in Arizona. Currently, Damon is an art specialist at a private school in Southern California.
Throughout my teaching career, I have always felt that I was in the business of instilling self esteem and confidence in those whom I taught. For me, the process has always been the reward at the end of the journey.
Damon has authored 5 how to draw instructional books, one of which was awarded The Parent's Choice Award in 1996. Titles include: Draw Medival Fantasies, Draw Aliens, Draw Sports, Draw Fairytale Characters and Draw monsters. All books are available at Peelbooks.com
Graduate of Kent State University in 1970. Damon taught 8 years at Lakewood High in Cleveland . He and his family moved to Arizona where he taught art in the Mesa, Tempe area. He attended graduate school at Arizona State.
Damon's Draw Aliens how to draw book from Peel Productions has sold over a half a million copies. His step by step book, Draw Medival Fantasies remains a favorite for class room teachers as it includes accurate labeling of armor as well as step by steps on how to draw castles, always kids favorites.
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Specialty, Math, Measurement, Science, Anatomy, Biology, Environment, Other (Science), Social Studies - History, Ancient History, Native Americans, U.S. History, European History, World History, Middle Ages, World Language, Chinese, Russian, Arts & Music, Art History, Visual Arts, Graphic Arts, Other (Music), Drama, African Studies, Art, Australian History, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, Literature, Classroom Management, Character Education, General Science, Physical Science, Problem Solving, Robotics, Asian Studies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Halloween, Winter, The New Year, Valentine's Day, Presidents' Day, Black History Month, Easter, Spring, Earth Day, Handwriting, End of Year