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Dave Cross

Dave Cross is Senior Developer, Education and Curriculum, for the National Association of Photoshop Professionals and is involved in all aspects of the training that is provided to NAPP members, including the content of seminars, conferences and workbooks. He also creates the very popular weekly QuickTime-based tutorials that appear on the members’ website. Dave is an Adobe Certified Instructor in Photoshop CS2 and Illustrator CS2, and is a Certified Technical Trainer.

Prior to joining NAPP, Dave lived in Canada and trained thousands of users across North America. He has been using and teaching Illustrator and Photoshop since their original versions, starting in 1987. Dave co-authored the Photoshop World Dream Team Book, Volume One, and is the author of The Photoshop CS2 Help Desk Book. Dave writes the “Classic Photoshop Effects” and “Beginners’ Workshop” columns for Photoshop User magazine, teaches at the Photoshop World Conference & Expo, and is the Lead Instructor for the Photoshop Seminar Tour. He also is featured on a series of DVDs, such as Best of Photoshop User, Photoshop CS2 for Beginners, and Photoshop CS2 Layer Techniques.

In his spare time, Dave is the Graphics Editor for Layers magazine, and enjoys freaking out his Florida co-workers by wearing shorts to work every day, simply “because he can.” Dave lives in Odessa, Florida, with his wife, Marlene, and children, Stephanie and Michael.

Matt Kloskowski

Matt Kloskowski is the Education and Curriculum Developer for the National Association of Photoshop Professionals, where he eats, sleeps, and breathes Photoshop and Adobe training to NAPP members. Matt has written four books on Photoshop and Illustrator, including Photoshop CS2 Savvy, Extreme Photoshop CS, and Illustrator CS Most Wanted. He’s featured on various training DVDs available from www.photoshopvideos.com, and is a regular contributing writer to Photoshop User magazine, Layers magazine, and the Photoshop Elements Techniques newsletter. Matt is an instructor at Photoshop World and the Mac Design Conference, and is an Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop, as well as a Macromedia Flash Certified Developer. He teaches basic and advanced Photoshop classes for Sessions Online School of Design (www.sessions.edu).

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