Book Review: The Type Project Book

May 24, 2021 at 07:00 am by nickcharles

Recently, I've been perusing a wonderful new book from Peachpit Press that focuses squarely on type. The Type Project Book is an absolutely wonderful book that lives up to it'.... Read More

Love Krita? Support Development!

May 15, 2021 at 12:00 am by nickcharles

If you're not familiar with Krita, it is an exceptional, full-featured digital painting application designed for illustrators, concept artists, texture artists, and every.... Read More

Interview with Stop Motion Animator, Anthony Scott

Mar 31, 2021 at 11:00 pm by nickcharles

Though stop motion animation has an early history and now competes with today's incredible CGI, it is still a very relevant form of expression and filmmaking. And while stop.... Read More

Book Review: How To Be A Children's Book Illustrator

Mar 22, 2021 at 10:15 am by nickcharles

Over the years I've reviewed a number of books from 3dtotal.com, all of them fantastic, and one of the latest to hit their store is "How to be a Children's Book Illiustrator.".... Read More

Renderosity Partners with Escape Motions in Stellar 2021 Digital Art Contest

Mar 21, 2021 at 12:30 pm by nickcharles

Escape Motions recently launched their 2021 Artwork Contest, and Renderosity has partnered with them, offering up some amazing prizes. If you are unaware of Escape Motions, th.... Read More

Motion Weekly 51

Mar 15, 2021 at 10:30 pm by nickcharles

The Motion Weekly is a showcase of awe-inspiring short films, animation, incredible live-action, motion design, outstanding cinematography, and wicked cool experimental w.... Read More

Motion Weekly 50

Mar 09, 2021 at 11:00 pm by nickcharles

The Motion Weekly is a showcase of awe-inspiring short films, animation, incredible live-action, motion design, outstanding cinematography, and wicked cool experimental w.... Read More

Motion Weekly 48

Feb 14, 2021 at 10:00 pm by nickcharles

The Motion Weekly is a showcase of awe-inspiring short films, animation, incredible live-action, motion design, outstanding cinematography, and wicked cool experimental w.... Read More

Motion Weekly 47

Feb 08, 2021 at 09:45 pm by nickcharles

The Motion Weekly is a showcase of awe-inspiring short films, animation, incredible live-action, motion design, outstanding cinematography, and wicked cool experimental w.... Read More
5 Tips to Loosen Up when Painting

5 Tips to Loosen Up when Painting

Feb 02, 2021 at 10:36 am by Barbara Din

I think the artist archetype is a myth. I think there are almost as many kinds of artists as there are artists. There’re the bohemian ones, the messy ones, the dreamers,.... Read More
Adobe Illustrator New Repeat Feature for Desktop

Adobe Illustrator New Repeat Feature for Desktop

Jan 30, 2021 at 04:45 am by Barbara Din

Finally! It has arrived: Adobe Illustrator has added the “repeat” feature, which is something that I think was needed for years and years. Why did the Illustrator.... Read More
Top Free Mandala Making Desktop Apps

Top Free Mandala Making Desktop Apps

Jan 18, 2021 at 10:00 am by Barbara Din

Some time ago, I wrote an article about what I found to be the top apps to make mandalas on Android. I think it’s time to tackle the same task but, this time, for the de.... Read More

And Then There Were Three - Affinity Software and the New Affinity Publisher Workbook

Dec 20, 2020 at 10:00 am by nickcharles

Ever since I first tried out Affinity Designer a couple years ago, I knew Serif (the company behind it) was doing something incredible. It wasn't long after that I tried out A.... Read More

Rebelle 4 is Coming with Incredible New Features!

Dec 10, 2020 at 08:05 am by nickcharles

Of all the digital painting/drawing software I've played with over the years, none have been as jaw-dropping to see in evolution (for me, anyway) as Escape Motions' Rebelle. I.... Read More

Autodesk Tees up Virtual Vision Series for September 2020

Aug 15, 2020 at 11:00 pm by nickcharles

Lineup features presentations and panelists from ALTSHIFT, ILM, LAIKA, Magnopus, Naughty Dog, Rising Sun Pictures, Walt Disney Imagineering, and more Traditionally held.... Read More

Interview with Illustrator/Designer, Isabel Aracama

Jul 28, 2020 at 12:00 am by nickcharles

Meet Isabel Aracama, an experienced illustrator and designer with an incredible portfolio of varied and exceptional works, including her wonderful foray into scientific illust.... Read More

Motion Weekly 44

May 21, 2020 at 10:17 pm by nickcharles

The Motion Weekly is a showcase of awe-inspiring short films, animation and motion graphic works from around the web. Some pieces featured have been created by professional st.... Read More

Affinity Launches Creative Sessions and Incredible Discounts on the Affinity Suite

May 07, 2020 at 12:11 am by nickcharles

During this time of social distancing and staying in due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there has been an incredible outpouring of help and support from creatives of every type. Fr.... Read More

Motion Weekly 43

Apr 28, 2020 at 11:00 pm by nickcharles

The Motion Weekly is a showcase of awe-inspiring short films, animation and motion graphic works from around the web. Some pieces featured have been created by professional st.... Read More

Motion Weekly 42

Apr 20, 2020 at 11:00 pm by nickcharles

The Motion Weekly is a showcase of awe-inspiring short films, animation and motion graphic works from around the web. Some pieces featured have been created by professional st.... Read More

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