From his studio in Manchester, in the UK, Ryan Forshaw creates photo composites both through illustration and digital media. Having started out as an illustrator producing his own art and designs, he then began to expand his skills in digital technologies by teaching himself Photoshop to a high standard. Ryan has received considerable recognition for his work in many areas of media, including books, games covers, and magazines such as Computer Arts, Design Graphics, Digit, Advanced Photoshop Magazine and numerous photography magazines. Ryan is constantly striving to improve his techniques, and readily explores new avenues to better himself. His varied skills, that also include photography and photo-manipulation, enable him to provide the best possible services to his clients.