Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The brutal magazine cover designs of Donald Trump

The latest magazine cover of Donald Trump to hit headlines is this Der Spiegel cover.

Cuban-born artist Edel Rodriquez illustrates the new US president brutally beheading the Statue of Liberty – resembling familiar scenes from IS propaganda videos - for the February publication of the German magazine.

Despite disdain toward the illustration from conservative commentators and the German media, editor of the magazine Klaus Brinkb√§umer staunchly stood by it.  Read more.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Adobe set to raise cloud prices by 60%

The price of Adobe Creative Cloud is going up on March 6, which the company is blaming on "fluctuations in currency exchange rates".  Read more.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

From doodling to digital art

Ben Yang travels to different worlds every day — all via his computer.

Using a Wacom tablet with Intuos software, he is able to take a sketch and make it into a beautiful and exciting drawing of a whole new realm.  Read more.

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Digital art Canvas the main draw in Dell's CES lineup

At CES this week, Dell unveiled a few nifty ideas for work and play. The most eye-catching, especially for artists, is the Dell Canvas, a digital artist's workstation in the same realm as the Surface Studio that Microsoft showed off a few months ago. Also on show was a 32-inch monitor packing in 8K resolution, a wirelessly chargeable 2-in-1, and a refresh of the company's other laptops, all-in-ones (AIOs) and monitors.  Read more.

Saturday, December 31, 2016

A Digital Artist Puts a Contemporary Twist on an Ancient Greek Myth

Fixed with a spine chilling half smile, a woman rendered like a Final Fantasy character stares at the viewer from behind the screen of an iPad in the 15th issue of FELT Zine. This mysterious figure is the ... read more.

Friday, December 23, 2016

Interview with artist and curator Alex Czetwertynski

It’s 7PM on a Friday night in Houston, and Bjork is DJing. As if this weren’t already an uncommon enough statement, what’s crazier is that hardly anyone has noticed. Not because the ethereal musician is clandestinely performing within some sort of recreation of an Icelandic forest, but because goers at Day for Night festival are totally immersed in the slew of custom-built, digital art installations flanking various sections of this 1.5 million-square-foot space. But with Bjork being Bjork, word quickly spreads and within minutes thousands of excited fans descend upon her set.  Read more.

Monday, December 12, 2016

When Talent Meets Technology: A Look at Today’s New Digital Artists

Traditional art media have long relied on the individual talent and imagination of the artist. However, advances in digital technology have broadened the landscape for artists to express their creative inspirations.  Read more.