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New Apple iPad Pro 9.7" is Now Available

Mar 31, 2016 at 11:42 pm by -gToon

[source: Apple press release] Apple's brand-new 9.7-inch iPad Pro is now available in Apple's retail stores, select carriers and Apple Authorized Resellers in Australia, Can.... Read More

Inside the Adobe Education Exchange

Mar 30, 2016 at 04:03 pm by nickcharles

The Adobe Education Exchange was launched in 2010 to provide training and support to educators, enabling them to teach creativity in their classrooms, and thus making them cre.... Read More

Payton Kemp : Learning to Love Yourself

Mar 29, 2016 at 03:16 pm by bwsupport

Payton Kemp used to be a plus size model, but when she lost weight, she took a break because she was no longer considered a "plus-size model." "I was stuck in one sort of box.... Read More

Four Reasons Why You Should Start Writing Every Day

Mar 29, 2016 at 12:34 pm by mhaase75

You are a writer, whether you realize it or not. You are constantly prewriting your future, rewriting your past, and trying desperately to scribble down your present. Your bra.... Read More

SARA - Stylized Animations for Research on Autism

Mar 28, 2016 at 10:17 pm by -gToon

Ludwigsburg, March 22, 2016. The R&D department at the Institute of Animation has successfully concluded its participation in the DFG-funded project SARA, a project that a.... Read More

Toonz is Now Free and Open Source

Mar 27, 2016 at 12:22 am by -gToon

Digital Video, the makers of TOONZ, and DWANGO, a Japanese publisher, announced that they have signed an agreement for the acquisition by Dwango of Toonz, an animation softwar.... Read More

Salvadoran indie developer goes to GDC: Wrap Up

Mar 24, 2016 at 10:36 pm by nemirc

This is my wrap-up post about attending the Game Developers Conference last week (March 14-18) in San Francisco. It took me a few days to finish it, but not without good reaso.... Read More

New Blender Release 2.77

Mar 24, 2016 at 09:46 pm by -gToon

The Blender Foundation has announced the immediate release of Blender build 2.77 available for free from Blender.org. Blender is the free, open source 3D application that is b.... Read More

Getting to know new staff writer Michael Haase

Mar 23, 2016 at 12:30 pm by -gToon

I'd like to take the time to congratulate our new staff writer, Michael Haase. Not only does he write, he's also so much more than that! In order for you to get to know him, I.... Read More

How Sue Marshall Fell in Love with Art

Mar 21, 2016 at 05:04 pm by -gToon

Listening to artist Sue Marshall's story about how she was scarred by art was both sad and heart-wrenching. I couldn't help but feel bad when I read her story. But, I was appr.... Read More

LightWave Add-A-Seat / Upgrade Promotion

Mar 20, 2016 at 12:17 am by -gToon

[from the LightWave 3D Group announcement] LightWave Add-A-Seat / Upgrade Promotion Looking to expand your 3D bandwidth? Grow the size of your team? Save Big and add LightWa.... Read More

Allegorithmic Ships Substance Painter 2.0

Mar 19, 2016 at 09:22 pm by -gToon

[from the Allegorithmic March 16, 2016 Press Release] Allegorithmic Ships Substance Painter 2.0 AAA Texturing Tool Streamlines Game Asset Pipeline; Photorealistic Rendering a.... Read More

Salvadoran indie developer goes to GDC: Part 3

Mar 18, 2016 at 08:40 pm by nemirc

[The Game Developers Conference is a one-week event aimed to game developers of different sizes and platforms, which means that, unlike SIGGRAPH, it's more focused just on.... Read More

Create a Renderosity Magazine Ad and Win a copy of Reallusion iClone

Mar 18, 2016 at 12:32 pm by -gToon

Have you always wanted to use your artist abilities to create an ad? Well... here's your opportunity to do just that! Renderosity Magazine is a 3D artist online magazine which.... Read More

Sarah Lynn's Long Road To Becoming An Artist

Mar 18, 2016 at 12:14 pm by -gToon

Sarah Lynn -- who has is a BA in Commercial Illustration -- is well aware that life as an artist can be a bit, let's say, unpredictable at times, but that doesn't mean you giv.... Read More
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One-on-One With Artist Liz Kelly Zook

Mar 18, 2016 at 10:21 am by bwsupport

I love chatting with artists on a daily basis getting their take on how they view art. I spoke wth artist Liz Kelly Zook about her artistic background and how she got started..... Read More

Free Houdini Engine Indie

Mar 17, 2016 at 11:18 pm by -gToon

[from the Side Effects press release] TORONTO: March 14, 2016 - SideFX is pleased to announce that Houdini Engine Indie is now available for free (previously $99). Independen.... Read More

The Comic Industry's Most Popular Drawing Software Now Includes Classic Animation

Mar 17, 2016 at 10:37 pm by -gToon

[from the Smith Micro press release] Smith Micro releases latest version of manga software with frame-by-frame animation, special pricing, and new branding - Clip Studio Pain.... Read More

Caroline Haag : Pushing Boundaries in the Artist Industry

Mar 17, 2016 at 02:31 pm by -gToon

Meet Caroline Haag, a recent Belmont graduate who has studied branding, design, illustration as well as other forms of fine art. "I had drawn on napkins and my dad's legal pad.... Read More

Salvadoran indie developer goes to GDC: Part 2

Mar 16, 2016 at 10:00 pm by nemirc

[The Game Developers Conference is a one-week event aimed to game developers of different sizes and platforms, which means that, unlike SIGGRAPH, it's more focused just on des.... Read More

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