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Create matte paintings, vector art, and digital effects using our digital illustration tutorials. You'll learn from industry experts how to create realistic effects and images like grass, fire, reflections, and more using Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, and others.

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  • view course page for Pixel Playground

    Pixel Playground with Bert Monroy

    Take a 10-minute recess every week and join Bert Monroy for a fun, self-contained project in Photoshop or Illustrator.

    15h 57m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Commercial Illustrations

    Master illustrator Bert Monroy walks though the process of creating realistic commercial illustrations with Photoshop.

    3h 13m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Artistic Concepts with Bert Monroy: Volume 2

    Learn what role materials, layers, and channels play in a digital art workflow, and how they can elevate your art and designs.

    1h 19m
    Advanced
     
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  • view course page for Bert Monroy: The Making of Times Square, The People

    Bert Monroy shows how he created the hyperrealistic portrayals of the dozens of people inhabiting his painting, many of which he drew from real-life friends and family.

    3h 18m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Bert Monroy: The Making of Times Square, The Techniques

    Shows the steps Bert Monroy took in Photoshop and Illustrator to create the lifelike detail in his incredible portrait of Times Square.

    4h 56m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Bert Monroy: The Making of Times Square, The Tools

    Digital painter Bert Monroy demonstrates how he uses the brushes, filters, and textures in Photoshop to create his photorealistic portrait of Times Square.

    5h 56m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Photorealism with Bert Monroy: Volume 2

    Learn to make rusty text, a glazed donut, fireworks, an antique photo, and a speeding bullet.

    2h 51m
    Intermediate
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  • view course page for Photorealism with Bert Monroy: Volume 1

    Artist Bert Monroy demonstrates his techniques for creating lighting, fire, smoke, grass, and reflections.

    5h 44m
    Intermediate
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