Bert Monroy is a digital painter, early Photoshop adopter, and instructor.
Bert is considered a pioneer of digital art. He is a hyperrealistic digital painter who builds his digital paintings as a traditional artist would: adding color and texture, but on a digital canvas. He is a veteran of the advertising industry and commercial illustration. Bert coauthored the first book on Photoshop and has authored several books since. He has written hundreds of magazine articles and had a monthly column in Photoshop User Magazine called "From Bert's Studio." Bert was a regular on TechTV for almost four years and until recently hosted PixelPerfect with Bert Monroy, a weekly Photoshop podcast for Revision3.com that aired for over three years.
Bert was a host for a weekly podcast entitled Pixel Playground here on LinkedIn Learning, where he also has a vast library of tutorial videos. An accomplished teacher and lecturer, Bert has served on the faculties of the School of Visual Arts (New York), the Center for Creative Imaging (Maine), California College of the Arts, and San Francisco State University. His client list includes: Apple, Adobe, Pixar, and Disney Animation. Bert was a member of the Photoshop World Dream Team and in 2004 was inducted into the Photoshop Hall of Fame.