Shane Rebenschied is a Flash designer/developer/consultant, professional freelance illustrator and author living somewhere in the Arizona desert. He is the author of a number of lynda.com CDs and books, including the Flash Professional 8 Beyond the Basics Hands-On Training (H.O.T) book, and is a partner in the interactive design firm Cloudforge (www.cloudforge.com). A graduate of the Art Center College of Design, Shane's work has appeared in the Society of Illustrators Los Angeles and New York annuals, as well as numerous national and international publications and advertising campaigns. Shane confesses he is a fan of old paper and stains, and often can be found staring at pieces of corroded, rusty metal. You'll find his online portfolio at www.blot.com.