Matt is a writer, instructor, illustrator, and graphic designer based out of Tampa, FL. As well as being an Adobe Certified Expert, he holds certifications in Macromedia Flash, is a Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD), and is an expert in dynamic- and database-driven website development. He is a 1995 graduate of the University of South Florida with majors in computer information systems and marketing.
Matt hosts both an Illustrator (ExtremeIllustrator.com) and Photoshop (ExtremePhotoshop.com) website where he provides tutorials on all aspects of using the two programs. Matt's tutorials have been used in over 15 schools throughout the United States and have been translated into seven languages. He also writes a weekly column for the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP) and Mac Design magazine's website.
In his spare time Matt enjoys jogging, golfing, playing video games, and spending time with his wife Diana and two toddler sons Ryan and Justin in their Tampa home.