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The 10 Best Computers for Video Editing

By John Thatch / June 12, 2019

As any video editor knows, it takes a lot of computing power to handle all that goes into creating a beautiful video sequence. Editing software is notoriously demanding, transferring terabytes of footage can be time-consuming, and rendering scenes can kill an unworthy machine.To keep workflows smooth and lag-free you’re going to need a computer that […]

The Best Drawing & Illustration Software 2019

By John Thatch / January 1, 2019

What is the best drawing software? There are over 40+ different software solutions for drawing or doing illustrative work. Depending on who you ask you’ll get a different answer to what is best.  Your choice depends on cost, style of drawing and willingness to put up with problems. In this article I’ve included a few […]

The Best Video Editing Software 2019

By John Thatch / January 1, 2019

The digital revolution has changed film and video for the better.  Saving costs on developing film is one thing, not to mention having access to higher quality cameras, drones, and free video lessons on how to make professional videos.But digital editing helped users surpass the biggest access hurdles. The ability to shift around clips, add […]

The 10 Best Illustrator Plugins 2019

By John Thatch / January 1, 2019

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 […]

The 7 Essential Photoshop Plugins 2019

By John Thatch / January 1, 2019

Photoshop in itself is a creative powerhouse and a ‘can’t live without’ tool for photographers and designers. But, there are countless plugins available that will allow you to get even more out of Adobe’s photo editing software.We’ve rounded up seven essential Photoshop plugins that will help you take your images to the next level.7. OptikVerve […]

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 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 […]

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, […]