About the Author
About the Authors
Gary David Bouton is an illustrator/writer/all-around-nice guy who lives with his wife in a cozy hamlet in upstate New York. Mr. Bouton has authored 14 books on Photoshop; several other books on the Internet, CorelDRAW, and modeling applications; and some freelance columns relating to computer graphics for photography and digital art publications. Gary holds four international awards in DTP and graphics. He is also moderator of the 3D forum at TalkGraphics.com and a moderator of the (Photoshop) "Inside Track" at http://www.photoshopgurus.info/forum/viewforum.php?f=13. Gary can usually be reached at Gary@TheBoutons.com.
Mara Zebest is a graphic artist who lives with her family in Folsom, California. Besides satisfying the needs of numerous commercial clients by designing brochures, newspaper and magazine ads, and a variety of other graphics, Mara also spends part of her schedule supplying people in her area with computer training and technical support for software and troubleshooting issues. Mara also occasionally donates her time to a local school by designing T-shirts and offering consultation on image-related areas. This is Mara's third time as a contributing author and technical editor for the Inside Photoshop series.
Gary Kubicek has been a contributing author for 8 books on Photoshop; he has also been a technical editor for 12 books. A professional photographer for more than 20 years, Gary was an early adopter of Photoshop and the "digital darkroom" as an extension of the self-expression he finds in his traditional photographic work. Gary is also a digital imaging consultant. And when he's not pushing pixels, he is playing his Strat and trying to learn how to play some of his favorite Stevie Ray Vaughan tunes.
Gary can be reached at email@example.com. His Web site address is http://www.garykubicek.com.
Dave Huss has authored 15 books on all aspects of digital imagery that have been translated into six languages. A popular conference speaker, Dave has taught classes throughout the U.S. and Europe. His digital montages have won awards at national competitions, and he has been interviewed on both CNN and TechTV.
Christian Verhoeven is a Belgian freelance artist, photographer, and painter who is passionate about Photoshop, which opened for him new doors of creativity and new fields of experience in graphic arts. Christian is currently living in East Asia.