All posts in "Digital"

10 Amazing Artist Websites in 2019

By John Thatch / January 1, 2019

Whether you create your art digitally, in a traditional format, or via immersive installations, an online presence is now more important than ever.It’s the opportunity to get your work out there and your name known, and so it is hugely important not to waste that chance.A website will often be an artist’s first introduction to […]

The Best Laptops for Digital Art 2019

By John Thatch / January 1, 2019

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, to […]

The Best Laptops for Graphic Design 2019

By John Thatch / January 1, 2019

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 Tablets for College 2019

By John Thatch / January 1, 2019

Here’s a fun fact: there are over 52+ companies that make tablets. In fact, a lot more. But at a certain point the quality has gone down so much that I just stopped looking for alternatives. Most tech review sites like CNET, PCMag and what not recommend  only a handful of companies and with good […]

7 Essential Premiere Pro Plugins (2019)

By John Thatch / January 1, 2019

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 […]

The 10 Best Animation Software 2019

By John Thatch / January 1, 2019

Animation can be brutal. If the long hours of strict concentration don’t get to you, then the tediousness will. But the moments of real magic shine through: that perfect sequence of frames bringing your character to life.Whether managing the tedium or celebrating the victories, choosing the right software can make an enormous difference. And while […]

The Best After Effects Plugins 2019

By John Thatch / January 1, 2019

After Effects in itself is perhaps the most powerful tool in any motion designer, 3D artist or animator’s kit. But with the addition of plugins, Adobe’s software becomes smarter and more effective, as well as becoming the gateway to infinite creative possibilities.Whether you’re a seasoned professional or a complete newcomer to After Effects, these seven […]

17 Great Animation Blogs in 2019

By John Thatch / January 1, 2019

​Animators are a special breed. Because unlike actors, the characters they create are tireless, purposeful and free from any human shortcoming. But in order to create these pieces of art, they need to be their best, learn from the best and produce their best. With that in mind, I’ve scoured the internet in search of the coolest […]

The Best Photo Apps 2019

By John Thatch / January 1, 2019

When you think of photo apps, it’s likely that you immediately think of Instagram. And, although this is the best known app of its kind, there are a whole host of other software solutions that will take your imagery to a level that Insta users can only dream of. From simple edits to fun features […]

The 5 Best Osu Tablets 2019

By John Thatch / January 1, 2019

Osu is fun. No, osu is not just “fun”…It’s an addictive carneval of colors, music and speed. Best suited for people with the twitchy nervous system of a war veteran. After playing it a bit you quickly realize that you need something better than a mouse to reach the absolute limits of your potential.If you’re […]

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