Gary Ferster is a digital artist with over 20 years of experience specializing in illustration, photo retouching, animation and design for print and online media. He is also an Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) and trainer of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.


Gary, who started his career as a traditional airbrush artist, converted to the Apple Macintosh in the late '80s and has been creating digital art with Photoshop and Illustrator since both programs' initial development.


Ferster's work has been featured in many books and magazines including every volume of the "The Adobe Illustrator WOW! Book for CS6 and CC (2nd Edition)" (also contributing writer and editor), "Illustrator 7 Studio Secrets", "Photoshop User" and "SBS Digital Design". His artwork can also be seen in numerous illustration directories including New Media Showcase 3, Graphic Artists' Guild Directory of Illustration Vols. 8, 9 & 11, RX Plus Source Book Volume 3, American Showcase 23, and The Black Book Illustration.


Sample client list: Grey Advertising, Duarte Design, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Mcgraw-Hill, Intuit, Adobe, Sony, Samsung, Mitsubishi, Galoob Toys, Walt Disney, NY Times, CNET, 3Com, Hewlett Packard, Medtronic, Abbott Vascular, Roche, Stryker Medical, Guidant.