LR Tips CreativePro Conference Speaker Spotlight: Bert Monroy, the Digital Art Pioneer


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Sep 27, 2006
Welcome to our new series of posts called Speaker Spotlight, designed to highlight each of our upcoming CreativePro Conference speakers. We’ve assembled a dream team roster of Photoshop and Illustrator gurus, and thought you’d like get to know what makes them tick, why they’re passionate about what they do, and what you can expect to learn from them at the conference. (Our previous Speaker Spotlight was on Jesús Ramirez.) The subject of this Speaker Spotlight is the legendary Bert Monroy. The Bert Monroy File Bert Monroy has been drawing his entire life. In eighth grade his teacher encouraged him to apply to high school of Art & Design….and so his formal training began. Fast forward to 2016 and Bert is the pioneer of digital art. He is an American artist best known for his skill in using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. He thinks of himself as a hyper-realistic digital painter who builds his digital paintings as a traditional artist would: adding color and texture, but on a digital canvas. A veteran of twenty years in the advertising industry and thirty years as a commercial illustrator, Bert co-authored the first book on Photoshop and has authored several books since. A Digital Painter, early Photoshop Adopter, Husband, Organic Gardener, Wood Worker, [...]
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