Heather holds an MFA in 3D Animation from the Academy of Art University (San Francisco, USA), and a BFA in Illustration from the School of Visual Arts (New York, USA). She has certifications in CELTA and is a 3ds Max Certified Professional. She has taught extensively across Digital Amination and Applied Communications. Heather is a prolific public speaker and is President of the Emirates Toastmasters Club 2019 – 2020.
Her teaching and learning interests include Animation (3D, 2D, Motion Graphics and Storyboarding), Illustration, Foundations (Drawing and Painting) and Design.
Research Conference (AUEIRC) 2017
Heather’s research interests include animation, art education, smart technologies, and e-sports.
Shipman H. (2019) Smart Art for Smart Cities. In: Mateev M., Poutziouris P. (eds) Creative Business and Social Innovations for a Sustainable Future. Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation (IEREK Interdisciplinary Series for Sustainable Development). Springer, Cham