Robert Stanley grew up in Lincoln Park, Michigan. At age 10, Robert was drawing caricatures for the city's charity. A self-taught artist, Robert's clients have included 20th Century Fox, Cigar Aficionado, Paper Moon Graphics, and the Firesign Theatre. Besides Photoshop, Robert is proficient in numerous other 2D and 3D graphics and animation programs. Robert was the technical editor and a contributing author to Using Photoshop 5 (1998).