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By Scott Erickson | Thursday, October 09, 2014

Bert Monroy Reveals New Digital Painting at Adobe MAX

 

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As thousands of Adobe MAX attendees streamed to their sessions this week at the Los Angeles Convention center, they were greeted at the top of the stairs by an impressive new piece of art from digital artist Bert Monroy.

From a distance it looks like a simple photograph of a canal in Amsterdam on a foggy day—but when you get closer and see the intense amount of detail at every level, you realize this is no photograph. Every pixel in this giant image was created from scratch in Adobe Photoshop.

By Kristin Ellison | Friday, August 29, 2014

Pixel Playground: Create a Billboard in Photoshop

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This week in Pixel Playground, Bert walks us through the process of turning the lynda.com logo into a billboard sitting on the Capitol steps.

By Kristin Ellison | Friday, August 22, 2014

Pixel Playground: Spruce Up an Interior Shot

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This week, Bert walks us through how to improve an interior shot by adding a door under the sink, lighting the candle, and cleaning up here and there.

By Kristin Ellison | Friday, August 15, 2014

How to Improve a Product Shot in Photoshop

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This week in the Pixel Playground, Bert walks us through how to improve a product shot in Photoshop. In this case, it’s by pulling the pouch closer to the corkscrew so it’s clear to buyers that they’re sold together.

By Kristin Ellison | Friday, August 08, 2014

Improve a Picnic Scene in Photoshop

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This week in Pixel Playground, Bert walks us through how to improve an image of an elegant picnic. He opens the wine, adds more oranges to the tree, and brings the bushes back to life!

By Kristin Ellison | Friday, August 01, 2014

Make a rainy-day photo even rainier—with Photoshop

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This week, Bert walks us through how to make a rainy-day photo look even rainier with Photoshop.

By Kristin Ellison | Friday, July 25, 2014

Create Logo Text with Paths and Layer Styles

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This week, Bert walks us through how to use paths and layer styles to create logo text.

By Kristin Ellison | Friday, July 18, 2014

Creating an Open Book in Photoshop, Part 2

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In our last episode, Bert showed us how to make an open book illustration in Photoshop. This week he finishes the illustration by adding the pages and a cover.

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