Adds Rafiq Elmansy as a Featured Writer

Rafiq Elmansy is a graphic designer and book author in the field of design, with more than 12 years of experience in graphic design. His experience in graphic design includes working on different design projects for clients around the world. He currently owns his design studio, Pixel Consultations.

Rafiq is also an author in the field of graphic design; he writes articles and books for various magazines and websites. He has the following two books published:

Photoshop 3D for Animators, published by FocalPress, November 18th, 2010. BornMedia has translated this book into Japanese on November 2011!

Quick Guide to Flash Catalyst(), published by O’Reilly Media, August 18th, 2011.

Rafiq is writing articles for many websites, such as, Adobe Edge magazine and his own online design magazine, Graphic Mania.

Rafiq is Friend of Icograda (International Council of Graphic Design Associations) and has been chosen as a mentor for the winner of ADAA (Adobe Design Achievements Award) in the field of Illustrations. Also, he has been chosen as a judge for the first stage in the Adobe Design Achieve Award 2012.

He is also an official Adobe Community Professional and the founder of the first Adobe user group in the Middle East, the Adobe User Group in Egypt (AGUE). Also, he participates in the Adobe prerelease program as a tester and consultant for upcoming Adobe design projects. He is providing support for designers around the world as a trainer, speaker and consultant in the field of design.