Jim Dowdalls is an art and design instructor who received his bachelor's degree in drawing and painting and a master's degree in bio-medical illustration from California State University. He has instructed classes in drawing and painting, illustration, life drawing, animal drawing, rendering, and bio-medical rendering and illustration. Jim has followed a parallel artistic track in bio-medical Illustration, and his illustrations have won numerous awards from the Society of Illustrators and the Association of Medical Illustrators. Jim has created illustrations for some of the top pharmaceutical and medical products corporations, international advertising agencies, and many of the top periodicals in this country and abroad. Jim is a fulltime faculty member at Fullerton College in Fullerton, California.