Tim began his working career as a photographer working in a darkroom lab and processing film for a local company in his high school years. An express desire to travel and become a professional photographer led him to the US Navy in 1979. Trained as a photojournalist at the US Navy Schools of Photography in Pensacola, FL. Tim finished his Navy career attached the Combat Camera Group at the Atlantic Fleet Audiovisual Command in Norfolk, VA. Since 1979, there have been many different directions of study Tim has pursued: fine art, photography, marketing, personal development and entrepreneurship. The digital revolution found its way to Tim's studio in 2002 and now commissioned mixed media portraits are becoming more and more prevalent with discriminating clients. Tim works in a variety of mediums in his studio. Silk painting and carving concrete have been the most recent studio adventures while mixed media continues to be a favorite. Writing and publishing is a natural extension of the creative process and adult coloring books are becoming Tim's favorite type of book to create. Tim's entrepreneurial ventures On the entrepreneurial side Tim has owned various franchises and start-ups in several industries including the health and fitness, insurance, investment, securities, automotive, fine-art and photography areas. A passion for time freedom has led to serial-entrepreneurship and an in depth study of internet marketing. Current pursuits are teaching art and building his publishing business. Tim is the founder and CEO of Tim ONeill Studio and Art Geek Publishing, a company that specializes in producing educational materials for for photographers and other visual artists. The Mamarazzi Academy, Digital Paint Magazine, Digital Art Summit and Everyday a Saturday are part of the publishing teams internet real estate. Tim also founded Life By A Vision, an internet marketing company specializing in teaching and training fellow entrepreneurs abundance creation, personal development and business skills. Several sites specific to urban homesteading, health and nutrition and gardening skills round out the publishing platform. Tim has four children and three grandchildren. The ONeill's lives in Nebraska, USA with their menagerie of chickens, quail, ducks and fish.