Coming Into Focus
Biography: Ellen Jantzen was born and raised in St. Louis, but moved to California in 1990 to attend FIDM in downtown Los Angeles. Here she obtained an advanced degree in Fashion in1992. After working at Mattel Toy Co. as a senior project designer, she became disillusioned with the corporate world. Having been trained in computer design while at Mattel, Ellen continued her training using mostly Photoshop software.
As digital technology advanced and newer cameras were producing excellent resolution, Ellen found her perfect medium. It was a true confluence of technological advancements and creative...