Photorealism with Bert Monroy: Volume 1 (Using Photoshop & Illustrator) will take you inside the creative mind of renowned artist Bert Monroy and show you how to create ultra-realistic images using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. These movies showcase Bert Monroy's personal methods for getting realistic details into an image. He demonstrates his techniques for creating lighting, fire, smoke, grass, reflections and even mold. In these movies you will get up close and personal with Bert's paintings as well as learn to make your own photorealistic imagery. Though these movies were created using Photoshop CS and Illustrator CS, the principles and techniques apply to older and newer versions of both programs in addition to other paint or vector-based drawing tools. lynda.com is very pleased to bring you Bert's work and we hope you will find it as exciting as we do!