Jeff Foster has authored and contributed to several Adobe After Effects & Photoshop tutorial and training how-to books, including the "Photoshop Web Magic" series and "Special Edition: Using Photoshop" series. He is an Adobe Certified Expert and has appeared regularly as a member of the Instructor Dream Team at Photoshop World and as a featured speaker at Macworld User Conferences and the NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) Convention.
Foster has been producing and training for traditional and digital images, photography, illustration, motion graphics and special effects for DV and Film for over 20 years. Some of his clients include: Tribune Broadcasting, Motorola, Sanyo, McDonnell Douglas, FOX Television, Spike TV, Discovery/TLC, Universal Studios and Disney.
His best-selling book title, "After Effects and Photoshop - Animation and Production Effects for DV and Film," provides tips and tricks for creating believable animations and reveals special effects secrets the professionals have been using for years. His most recent book "The Green Screen Handbook" covers everything from the history of compositing to how to light & shoot green screen for the best results. He has also recorded video training titles for Lynda.com and PhotoshopCAFE.com for After Effects & Photoshop, and for video2brain for a series on green screen and compositing.
With several new projects, books and training videos forthcoming, Jeff is currently operating PixelPainter.com from his studio in beautiful Ojai, CA.