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How to Photograph the Northern Lights

By John Thatch / April 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 […]

28 Tips for New Photographers

By John Thatch / April 12, 2018

Photography is an incredibly enjoyable hobby that can be super fun and rewarding. But, it’s also a difficult art to master, and it will likely take years to create the type of images that will truly satisfy your creative vision. When you’re first starting out, you’ll need to learn technical skills and to develop your […]

How to Shoot in Low Light

By John Thatch / April 12, 2018

Photography is all about light, and the general rule is the lower the light the harder the shot. But, it’s so worth the effort when the outcome can be spectacular images full of drama and emotion. Whether you’re shooting a beautiful sunset, the northern lights, or a vibrant city scene, you’ll need to understand the […]

The 10 Best Drawing Tablets 2018

By John Thatch / April 3, 2018

Digital art is not for everyone. It takes character and hard work.But if you are so inclined, then in this article you will find gathered the greatest drawing tablets on the planet. They were chosen comparing price, hardware and functionality for a serious artist.”Red” – Gabrielle Germano Drawing Tablets Graphic TabletsCintiq Alternatives ModelIpad Pr​​​​​o 9.7Galaxy […]

The 5 Best Wacom Tablets 2018 (Updated)

By John Thatch / April 1, 2018

Having spent months researching graphic tablets and now being intimately familiar with Wacom’s patented technology and accompanying software I’ve compiled a list of the 9 best Wacom tablets for your various needs. What is that you need? We can’t say that the most expensive Wacom tablet is the best because the most expensive tablet will […]

The Best Laptops for Digital Art 2018

By John Thatch / March 28, 2018

If you’re a digital artist, you’re going to need a laptop that can keep up with your creativity. Among other considerations, that means a machine with a high enough technical spec to handle Photoshop, Maya, or whichever program is your favorite, and a design that is portable enough to take you from meeting, to office, […]

The Gaomon PD1560 Review (2018)

By John Thatch / February 19, 2018

Christmas came early for me last year, when the Gaomon PD1560 was waiting on my table in early December. I’ve done illustration work for about two years using an entry level Huion H610 Pro graphic tablet. But when presented with a vivid 15.6 inch LCD screen where I could directly draw onto, do you think […]

The Best Printers For Art and Artists (2018)

By John Thatch / February 15, 2018

Art is no longer confined to paintings and sculpture.  Over the past decade or so, many creatives have decided to go digital. Whether you’re a graphic designer, digital painter, or you hand-create art before scanning it into your computer, the chances are that you’ll want to print your work on a fairly regular basis.If you’re […]

7 Incredibly Useful 3D Prints

By John Thatch / February 8, 2018

3D printing is a very exciting prospect, and the possibilities are almost endless in terms of what you can create with your printer. But despite this, a lot of people seem to get stuck in a rut of creating countless ornaments and other useless items.This doesn’t have to be the case, though: there’s an incredible […]

7 Essential Premiere Pro Plugins (2018)

By John Thatch / January 25, 2018

Premiere Pro is probably the most well-known editing software in the industry, and with good reason: it’s an incredibly powerful and user-friendly tool that editors, colorists and FX artists would struggle to live without. But, by adding a few plugins, you can get even more out of Adobe’s editing software.Whether you’re new to Premiere Pro, […]

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