Paul Erdman's PhotoPaul Erdman is an Adobe Certified Instructor (ACE/ACI) in InDesign, Photoshop, and Acrobat. He launched Creative Progression in 2004 as a sole proprietorship, through which he offers training, consulting, and design services. Training offerings range from customized 1-on-1 on-site or online consulting to large presentations and classes at local colleges. His design skills lean toward the technical; he specializes in software best practices, document design, production-ready templates and consistent, clean formatting. More recently he has been using InDesign’s new capabilities to publish online interactive content (PDF/SWF) and popular eBook formats (EPUB/MOBI/Kindle).

In addition to his regular work, Paul is the chapter representative of the Portland Adobe InDesign User Group. This is a non-profit organization officially sponsored by Adobe; the group has regular meetings with presentations ranging from basic skills to advanced topics. For more information about upcoming meetings, visit the IDUG website.

On the personal side, Paul is happily married with 3 beautiful daughters. He loves music and enjoys several musical hobbies (learn more here). Other interests include racquetball, outdoor activities, and family fun.