Technical Publication Associates, Inc.

Technical Communication Services

NICKLAUS HERNAN

Art Director and Technical Illustrator

 

Phone: 309-263-8792

Voicemail ext: 11

Fax: 309-263-8777

Email: nicklaus@tpaone.com

 

Responsibilities:

Nicklaus works directly with patent attorneys, patent agents, inventors, and engineers in the work flow management, and in the creation of patent drawings. He is also responsible for working with manufacturing clients to construct detailed technical artwork for a variety of purposes. Additionally, he collaborates with TPA's writing staff to create technical illustrations and photos for product manuals to be used by consumers.

 

Background:

Nicklaus is trained in traditional and electronic illustration, as well as graphic design, with 18 years' experience in technical illustration. His experience includes isometric, concept and patent illustrations, photo retouching and manipulation, blueprint conversion, and basic web designing.

 

Education:

Illinois Central College - Graphic Design / Illustration

Northern Illinois University - Illustration

 

Associations:

Member of Sons of American Legion (Pekin Post 44)

Member of Tazewell County Legion Riders (Vice President)

 

Member of Sons of AmVets (Pekin Post 169)

Member of AmVet Riders (Pekin Post 169)

 

Member of Patriot Guard

 

Member of NRA (National Rifle Association)

Member of ISRA (Illinois State Rifle Association)

 

Member of Tremont Sportsman Club

 

Hobbies/Interests:

Avid motorcyclist

HO & N Scale Model Trains

Gunstock Restoration

Target Shooting

Watercolor Painting

Recreational Camping and Fishing