Cher Pendarvis started with a child’s fascination with art, and graduated from college with a BFA with Highest Honors and Distinction in Art, specializing in painting and printmaking. A pioneer of the electronic medium, Cher has worked alongside other notables from the early digital era, pioneering merging traditional and digital art forms. Her digital illustrations have been published since 1987. Cher is widely recognized for her mastery of Painter and Photoshop. Her articles and art span nearly three decades of influential books and periodicals. She is principal of the consulting firm Cher Threinen Design, and is author of all ten editions of The Painter WOW! Book and both editions of The Photoshop and Painter Artist Tablet Book, Creative Techniques in Digital Painting. Cher’s art work has been exhibited in group exhibitions and individual shows, and can be found in private collections in the United States and overseas. She is a member of the San Diego Museum of Art Artist Guild and the Point Loma Artists Association. An encouraging teacher, she has taught art, illustration and graphic design courses for colleges in San Diego, and she has conducted Painter and Photoshop workshops for professionals in print and broadcast media in the US and overseas. To learn more about Cher, please visit her web site at: http://www.pendarvis-studios.com.