“Everyone insists that others should change. That won’t happen. First, we must change. If the change in us is genuine, it will inspire others to change. Insisting that others should change when we don’t is a waste of time, like trying to straighten a dog’s tail.”
Crystal Eastman teaches at Claremont Middle School and is an adult education instructor in 3D and 2D graphic arts. At the middle school level, she inspires students to tell digital stories through still images and animation.
Eastman is a graphics professional with substantial academic research experience and a big interest in education. She is highly skilled in 3D animation fields such as motion graphics and character animation, with a broad interest in modeling, shading, lighting, and rigging 3D elements for video and multimedia projects.
In addition to her graphics education work, she is pursuing her MFA in 3D animation from Academy of Art University and is earning a single subject teaching credential in business. She also organizes educational courses in sustainable agriculture for a nonprofit farm in Castro Valley, California.