Adobe Photoshop CS3 Creativity Tour Heads to Canada This July

The National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP) is proud to announce that pioneering digital artist, author, and instructor – Bert Monroy – will bring the Adobe® Photoshop® CS3 Creativity Tour to five major cities across Canada throughout the month of July. Bert will kick off his tour in Vancouver, BC, on July 16, and from there he travels to Calgary, AB; Toronto, ON; Montreal, QC, and finishes up in Ottawa, ON, on July 25.

The Adobe Photoshop CS3 Creativity Tour – produced by NAPP and sponsored by Adobe – is a must-see for those that use Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator®, and other design and graphic applications. This seminar shows attendees how to use powerful Photoshop techniques and features that are often underused or overlooked by most people. Bert then goes on to share his personal tips and tricks for realistic digital “painting” and explains how to create amazing visual effects quickly and easily. The class is made up of five one-hour classes, each touching on a separate topic and followed by a question-and-answer session.

The full schedule for the tour is as follows:
Vancouver, British Columbia
Monday, July 16, 2007
Vancouver Convention & Expo Centre

Calgary, Alberta
Wednesday, July 18, 2007
Calgary TELUS Convention Centre

Toronto, Ontario
Friday, July 20, 2007
Metro Toronto Convention Centre

Montreal, Quebec
Monday, July 23, 2007
Palais des Congres de Montreal

Ottawa, Ontario
Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Ottawa Congress Centre

Each seminar is only $129 USD ($109 USD for NAPP members) and attendees get a comprehensive workbook, a Photoshop shortcut guidebooklet, a “goodies” disc, and recent copies of Layers and Photoshop User magazines. For more information or to register, visit or call 800-201-7323.

About Bert Monroy
Bert Monroy discovered computers as an artistic medium in 1984, and quickly became one of the pioneers of digital art. Bert co-authored the first book written on Photoshop – The Official Adobe Photoshop Handbook – and, his work has also been featured in scores of books including Making Art on a Macintosh, The Photoshop WOW Book, The Illustrator WOW Book, The Art of Digital Painting, The Grey Book, and Photoshop A to Z in Japan. In 2000 he began releasing solo books with Bert Monroy: Photorealistic Techniques with Photoshop and Illustrator, following it up with Photoshop Studio with Bert Monroy, and Commercial Photoshop with Bert Monroy. Bert is also a renowned teacher and lecturer, and has also appeared as a regular guest on the G4/TechTV show, The Screen Savers.

About NAPP
The National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP) is a dynamic trade association, and the world’s leading resource for Adobe Photoshop training, news, and education. An award-winning team of Photoshop experts, authors, consultants, and trainers lead the association keeping its 65,000 members on the cutting edge of Adobe Photoshop techniques and technology. Visit for more information.