Photoshop (Designing Women) Madness

Yes, it's March again and you know what that means -- Designing Women! We decided to skip all the bad stuff this month and go with an all-star line-up of wonderful works including self portraits from * Gemma Roberts, * Anne Pogoda, * Katherine Dinger, * Suzanne van Pelt, * Anna Steinbauer, and * Emily Warren! If these ladies aren't inspiring, you'd better check your pulse! February 25, 2012

Black History Month 2012

Our annual Black History Month surf takes us to the far ends of the cyberworld to find some exciting new and memorable talent! This is a continuing series, so we welcome your input and participation February 15, 2012

Illustrating with Soft Pastel

Cher Threinen-Pendarvis, author of the PAINTER WOW! Book, is featured in this month's Photoshop and Bookshelf as one of our BEST BOOKS of 2011! She shares her tutorial on Illustrating with Soft Pastels in Painter 12, spotlighting Painter user Pamela Wells, noted artist and illustrator January 25, 2012

Imagerie got layers

Here's a unique new image editor built for Mac OS X -- designed for the most daily tasks ; built with a very modern core engine featuring layers management, vector tools, gradient editor and an innovative history navigator. June 29, 2011

Photoshop Madness: help those photos

So you're out there shooting up a memory card with photos and you get home to discover -- these shots suck! Well, this edition of Photoshop Madness offers some quick cure Photoshop actions and retouching to turn BLAH into WOW! June 29, 2011

Real World Color Matching

The toughest challenge many graphic designers encounter is matching digital color to real world color. It's fine until it leaves the computer or digital output -- but if you have to plan, design, construct, or manufacture anything that will be painted, you're in trouble. This app may be a life saver! June 28, 2011

June Photoshop Brides Madness

Looks like we're on a roll ... continuing to find more Photoshop for weddings and brides, this week we've turned up : * Tilt-shift brides * Paint the Moon with actions * Were you really that thin? * Top 3 Retouching Tidbits from the Master * Photoshop wedding DVD template * template buffet * and believe it or not, some real painting . . . May 31, 2011

Extraordinary Corel Painters

Step inside the studios of some of today's top artists, illustrators, designers, and photographers working with digital art tools ... it's the Secrets of Corel Painter Experts: Tips,Techniques, and Insights for Users of All Abilities... April 29, 2011

Photo editing experiments with Apps

The title of this was originally "iPhone Obsessed", but I was afraid that would chase away many readers, who -- like me -- are just about sick of hearing about the iPhone. But hold on. Dan Marcolina will blow your doors off with some of the spectacular works being created using low cost, easily available, apps for the iPhone. April 20, 2011

Designing Women: Jane Conner-ziser

We get so wrapped up in Photoshop stuff, we often forget about the extraordinary work being done in Corel Painter! One particular artist will totally sweep you away, so I knew I had to get her into this year's Designing Women. . . ladies and gentlemen, meet : Jane Conner-ziser! March 31, 2011