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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 […]

How to Photograph the Northern Lights

By John Thatch / July 15, 2018

The aurora borealis, or ‘the northern lights’ are perhaps the most iconic natural phenomenon to occur on earth, and almost everyone has seen incredible photography of colored particles dancing across the night sky. But, how do photographers capture the aurora in all its brilliance? It’s no secret that it can be tricky to achieve, but […]

42 Stunning Digital Artists To Follow in 2018

By John Thatch / July 11, 2018

42 Stunning Digital Artists Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Once every summer Artfixed rounds up it’s favorite artists across categories. In this round-up, I’ve handpicked exceptional digital artists around the globe that for one reason or another have stood out in the vast sea of talent. These are people who have been mentioned, linked or otherwise […]

How to Set Up Photoshop Tablet Settings

By John Thatch / July 7, 2018

Regardless of the tablet you own, at a certain point you will need to set it up with Photoshop. Although graphic tablets tend to work out of the box once you plug in the device, you might still want to have a better experience.  Either to make sure that your pressure sensitivity is working or that […]

How to Take Travel Selfies

By John Thatch / July 1, 2018

One of the first questions that people ask when they’re traveling solo, is how to take the perfect travel selfie. When there’s nobody around to snap a shot of you, how do you capture that moment in a way that you’ll be able to look back on for years to come?Thanks to the huge array […]

The 7 Best Drawing Tablets 2018

By John Thatch / July 1, 2018

There are no clear cut absolute best drawing tablets. Because even the undisputed industry leader Wacom comes with it’s own set of problems. And as already implied, most artists would agree, the smartest choice for a serious artist is a Wacom tablet.But… that doesn’t mean that you need to to pay a lot to get […]

How to Shoot Motion Blur

By John Thatch / June 26, 2018

Although as a photographer you’ll generally want to avoid blur, using it in the correct way can create stunning imagery. Motion blur is one of the most striking effects that a photographer can produce, and it can add so much interest to an otherwise uninteresting scene.It’s not just fast moving subjects such as running animals […]

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