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7 Amazing webcomics you haven’t heard of

By John Thatch / November 24, 2018

If you haven’t heard of webcomics, they’re exactly the same as traditional comics but in digital format. Since the mid-80s when the world’s first webcomics were published online, the market has continued to grow and there are now thousands of digital graphic novels available for your enjoyment. Whether you like your stories packed full of action […]

The 5 Best Monitors For Graphic Design 2018

By John Thatch / October 6, 2018

As a designer working in the digital sector, you’ll know that having the correct equipment for the job will make the difference between a frustrating day at the office and an enjoyable creative experience. We’ve previously covered the best laptops, computers, and printers for graphic designers, and next, we’re going to break down the world of […]

The Best Laptops for Graphic Design 2018

By John Thatch / September 9, 2018

As a graphic designer, you’re going to want a laptop that can keep up with you. Creative software is notoriously demanding to run, so you’re going to need a high spec machine to handle your work without any annoying lag. The computing market in 2018 is competitive, and so there are loads of incredible options available […]

The Best Printers for Graphic Design 2018

By John Thatch / September 8, 2018

If you’re a graphic designer and you work with large-scale prints, obviously you’re going to need a printer that’s capable of delivering your images. One option is to use a commercial printing service, but as your business grows and your output increases, having your own artist printer makes much more sense from an economic standpoint. […]

The 5 Best Computers for Graphic Design (2018)

By John Thatch / August 29, 2018

As a graphic designer you’ll already know that using the right computer is pivotal to the success of your work. Having the right spec and design can make your life so much easier and can give you the power to elevate your art to the next level. If you’re searching for a new computer for your […]

The 7 Best Graphic Design Software (Free & Paid)

By John Thatch / August 21, 2018

It used to be that text was everything: words were king and the accompanying visuals were merely an afterthought. But, a lot has changed since then and in many cases how a website, magazine or poster looks is more important than the content within. As a graphic designer, this probably isn’t news to you, and you’ll […]

The 8 Best Mouses for CAD (2018)

By John Thatch / August 12, 2018

As a digital designer, your computer setup is a personal choice that will depend on many factors: from your workspace to your project types. Many designers prefer to use a tablet and stylus for navigating their design software, but computer mice optimized specifically for design and CAD work are an often overlooked alternative that might just […]

The 10 Best Illustrator Plugins 2018

By John Thatch / August 7, 2018

Adobe Illustrator is known by many in the digital arts industry as the most powerful vector program available. It’s amazing in its scope, but as with all applications, there will always be areas where it falls short for some people. That’s where plugins come in: there are so many third-party programs that you can install to […]

10 Digital Art Skills You Must Master

By John Thatch / July 21, 2018

The term digital artist can be applied to any person who uses digital image editing software and drawing programs to design and manipulate images. These images may be hand drawn or created on a computer, so digital artists need non-digital skills as well as being proficient with software. No matter which digital medium you work in, […]

How to get animation internships (2018)

By John Thatch / July 17, 2018

When it comes to starting a career in the field of visual arts, a degree is important, but it certainly isn’t everything. If you’re an animator, bagging an internship at a top production studio is key to landing that first job and getting your career moving. Here’s our guide on how to beat out the competition […]

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