Smith is an award winning Graphic Designer who has caused
a stir in the design community with his stunning photorealistic
illustrations composed entirely in Photoshop. He is also founder
of the popular PhotoshopCAFE web resource for Photoshop users
and web designers.
He has won several design contests and awards including:
Finalist: Macworld Design contest 2002 NY
1st Place - Illustration: Guru Award- Photoshop World Convention
2002 in SanDiego
Finalist - Web Design: Guru Award - Photoshop World Convention
2002 in Sandiego
1st Place - Illustration: Guru Award
- Photoshop World Convention 2001 in LA
Winner - Dynamic Graphics, Bright Ideas design challange.
Colin's work has been recognized by Photoshop User, Mac Design,
Computer Arts (French edition) Dynamic Graphics and WWW Internet
Colin has Authored 5 books: From Photoshop to Dreamweaver,
New Masters of Photoshop, Foundation Photoshop, Photoshop
most wanted and Photoshop 7 Trade Secrets.
New Masters was awarded best book of 2001 by DT&G: Design,
Type & Graphics Magazine in conjunction with The Design
& Publishing Center, The Designers' Bookshelf and the
He is the technical Editor of Digital Design Contest Winners
and Photoshop Elements 2 by Hungry Minds.
Colin writes weekly columns for Planet Photoshop and the NAPP
Colin was formally the Senior Editor and Art Director for
VOICE magazine. Voice is a full color magazine that is published
monthly in 27 languages and 150 countries.
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related questions, please post them in the forum where Colin
or the staff will be happy to answer them in a timely manner.
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