Tuesday, February 21, 2017

What lesson does painting offer digital artists?

Casual followers of art in our digital age might believe the old saying: “Painting is dead.” That assertion was made in 1839 by French painter Paul Delaroche.  Read more.

Artists showcase their digital art for Millville exhibit

Jeff Schwachter’s 5-year-old daughter taught him everything he knows when it comes to being a digital artist.

Well, she more or less introduced him to the field.

After Schwachter bought a Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone, his daughter showed him ways to doodle pictures with the stylus on the phone.  Read more.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The brutal magazine cover designs of Donald Trump

The latest magazine cover of Donald Trump to hit headlines is this Der Spiegel cover.

Cuban-born artist Edel Rodriquez illustrates the new US president brutally beheading the Statue of Liberty – resembling familiar scenes from IS propaganda videos - for the February publication of the German magazine.

Despite disdain toward the illustration from conservative commentators and the German media, editor of the magazine Klaus Brinkb√§umer staunchly stood by it.  Read more.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Adobe set to raise cloud prices by 60%

The price of Adobe Creative Cloud is going up on March 6, which the company is blaming on "fluctuations in currency exchange rates".  Read more.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

From doodling to digital art

Ben Yang travels to different worlds every day — all via his computer.

Using a Wacom tablet with Intuos software, he is able to take a sketch and make it into a beautiful and exciting drawing of a whole new realm.  Read more.

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Digital art Canvas the main draw in Dell's CES lineup

At CES this week, Dell unveiled a few nifty ideas for work and play. The most eye-catching, especially for artists, is the Dell Canvas, a digital artist's workstation in the same realm as the Surface Studio that Microsoft showed off a few months ago. Also on show was a 32-inch monitor packing in 8K resolution, a wirelessly chargeable 2-in-1, and a refresh of the company's other laptops, all-in-ones (AIOs) and monitors.  Read more.

Saturday, December 31, 2016

A Digital Artist Puts a Contemporary Twist on an Ancient Greek Myth

Fixed with a spine chilling half smile, a woman rendered like a Final Fantasy character stares at the viewer from behind the screen of an iPad in the 15th issue of FELT Zine. This mysterious figure is the ... read more.