Is VR just hype?

Sep 18, 2017 at 11:49 am by nickcharles

Why So Many Doubters? Riding the VR Hype Cycle Virtual reality technology isn't new. It actually dates back to the beginnings of photography itself, Robert Kendal wrote in a c.... Read More

Book Review: Design for Motion

Sep 06, 2017 at 01:06 pm by nickcharles

Title: Design for MotionPaperback: 356 pagesPublisher: Focal Press; 1 edition (December 10, 2015) Language: EnglishISBN-13: 978-1138812093Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 10.9 x 0.8.... Read More

Is the Software Subscription Model Right for You?

Sep 02, 2017 at 09:48 am by nickcharles

It's been quite some time since we've seen some software move over from perpetual license to a subscription model. While I'm still not completely sold on it, I have been wond.... Read More

Book Review: Beginner's Guide to Sculpting Characters in Clay

Aug 02, 2017 at 01:55 am by nickcharles

Discover the immersive art of clay sculpting with comprehensive tutorials from renowned professional sculptors including Glauco Longhi and Romain Van den Bogaert. Explore key.... Read More

Epic Games to screen trailer for Fortnite at SIGGRAPH

Jul 22, 2017 at 01:02 pm by nickcharles

Epic Games recently released the cinematic launch trailer for its highly anticipated action building video game, Fortnite. The three-minute trailer features a detailed citysc.... Read More

How artists create scenes for TV, movies

Jul 19, 2017 at 03:11 pm by nickcharles

From a gorilla gladiator showdown to Lynda Carter's alien transformation, CW shows "The Flash" and "Supergirl" featured some pretty elaborate VFX to help tell their respective.... Read More

Operator: A Stop-Motion Horror Film by Sam Barnett

Jul 11, 2017 at 10:13 pm by nickcharles

Operator from Sam Barnett on Vimeo. Operator from Sam Barnett on Vimeo. OPERATOR is a stop-motion animated short film about a man named Bob, who is attacked by a bio-mechan.... Read More

Review: Huion A2 Light Pad

Jun 11, 2017 at 11:33 pm by nickcharles

For creatives, there are so many uses for a light box: animation, comics, tattoo tracing, quilting, photography, etc. Recently, I had a chance to review a light box offered b.... Read More

Interview with President of the Association of Medical Illustrators, Wendy Hiller Gee

May 30, 2017 at 11:25 am by nickcharles

Wendy Hiller Gee is a Certified Medical Illustrator who holds an M.A. in Medical Illustration from the University of Texas Southwestern Graduate School and a B.A. in Fine Ar.... Read More

Interview with Medical Illustrator, Nobles Green II

May 23, 2017 at 01:41 am by nickcharles

  Nobles Green II is a Medical Illustrator and a Senior Animator with Nucleus Medical Media. With his advanced education in science and illustration, he creates stunning.... Read More
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Interview with Medical Illustrator, Peg Gerrity

May 15, 2017 at 12:08 pm by nickcharles

Peg Gerrity is a Certified Medical Illustrator with over 25 years experience in the field, creating striking, accurate visuals for legal, healthcare, and pharmaceutical market.... Read More

The Medical Illustrator

May 09, 2017 at 04:43 pm by nickcharles

I fell in love with medical illustration way back when I took a college course in Anatomy and Physiology. My textbook was quite expensive, but studying the imagery within, I.... Read More

Book Review: CorelDRAW X8 - The Official Guide

Apr 17, 2017 at 01:57 am by nickcharles

CorelDRAW X8: The Official GuideAuthor: Gary David Bouton Published: January 16th 2017 (12th Edition) Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education Softback: 648 pagesDimensions: 7.4 x 1.6.... Read More

Corel's ParticleShop 1.5 Update

Mar 27, 2017 at 01:02 am by nickcharles

Corel's ParticleShop is a plug-in that gives you a unique, painterly advantage in Adobe's Photoshop, Lightroom, Elements, or other Corel products. In essence, ParticleShop giv.... Read More

Review: Wacom's MobileStudio Pro

Mar 13, 2017 at 10:11 am by nickcharles

At the end of 2016, Wacom started shipping their newest mobile creative device, the MobileStudio Pro, which is the next advancement up from the Cintiq Companion 2, which I rev.... Read More

Book Review: Big Book of Contemporary Illustration

Feb 27, 2017 at 03:16 pm by nickcharles

Big Book of Contemporary IllustrationAuthor: Martin Dawber Paperback: 400 pages Publisher: Batsford ISBN-13: 978-1906388317 The Big Book of Contemporary Illustration is a wond.... Read More

A Conversation with Ann Wilson of Heart

Feb 25, 2017 at 03:03 pm by nickcharles

Heart is one of my all-time favorite rock bands. From masterful writing, to stellar guitar work and countless classic songs over 4 decades. Add to that, the legendary rock voi.... Read More

Graphite Magazine Review

Feb 09, 2017 at 11:34 pm by nickcharles

Graphite Magazine Publisher: 3dtotal Publishing Softback: 104 pages per issue Dimensions: 210mm x 270mm Paper quality: Full colour premium paper ISBN: 978-1-909414-41-.... Read More

An Interview with Krita Maintainer, Boudewijn Rempt

Jan 26, 2017 at 11:24 am by nickcharles

I've always held a deep admiration for the open source movement ever since I first stumbled upon the free 3D creation suite, Blender, many years ago. I'm just really in awe of.... Read More

Interview with Art Explorer, Barbara Din

Dec 31, 2016 at 02:25 pm by nickcharles

Barbara Din is an artist you should really get to know. Unafraid to push boundaries and to continuously find new ways of expression, she's dabbled in countless mediums and has.... Read More

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