October 17, 2006
About the show: Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those digital pictures into shape.
Episode I covers using photoshop in fantasy art. Create lightning, sparkles, and a mystical vortex the same way professional effects and movie matte artists do.
Episode II Bert teaches how Photoshop is also capable of animation.
About Bert Monroy
Bert Monroy is one of the pioneers of digital art and co-author of the first book written on Photoshop, The Official Adobe Photoshop Handbook. His work has been seen in every major trade publication of the computer industry. Additionally, his work has been featured in scores of books including Making Art on a Macintosh, The Photoshop WOW Book, The Illustrator WOW Book, The Art of Digital Painting, The Grey Book and The Photoshop A to Z in Japan.
Bert recently unvieled his “Monster Painting” (Read the PhotoshopNews story). The printed size is 40 inches by 120 inches and was produced from a Photoshop file that weighs in at 1.7 gigs–flat!
You can also read the PSN story First Time With Photoshop – Bert Monroy where he recounts the first time he saw and worked in Photoshop-in 1998!