Ike Red is a Licensed Architect and Visualization Consultant with over 25 years of building design experience. He received an Award of Excellence for the 2007 Architecture In Perspective 22 from the American Society of Architectural Illustrators. Ike was again awarded the Best in Sketch Category prize for the 2008 Architecture In Perspective 23 also by the American Society of Architectural Illustrators. As an Interior Design Instructor at IADT of Sacramento and The Art Institute of California, he has conveyed vital aspects of the industry (AutoCAD 2D/3D, Perspective and Sketch Rendering, Scale Model Building) to future emerging professionals. As a children's book author and illustrator, he employs Adobe Photoshop, In Design and Acrobat with a WACOM Graphic Pen Tablet to produce his cover art, digital paintings and book layouts.