November 25th, 2015
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|Poser 11 and Poser Pro 11 Released|
Digital Artists Create Hyper-Realistic 3D Effects Faster and Easier with Smith Micro’s New Poser Pro 11 Streamlined workflow and powerful new rendering engine make Poser Pro 11 design and animation software a “content creator’s dream”
For twenty years, digital artists around the world have used Poser® design and animation software to create 3D illustrations, animations, and content of every imaginable type. Today Smith Micro (NASDAQ: SMSI) raised the bar once again with the release of new Poser Pro 11, making it faster and easier to create hyper-realistic 3D characters and scenes. Designed to simplify usage, streamline workflow, and put more power at the artists’ fingertips, Poser Pro 11 turns a sophisticated, fully featured character animation system into a must-have productivity tool for illustrators, design houses, game developers, and more.
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|Adobe Takes Creativity Mobile at MAX 2015; Major Updates for Video Editors|
Creative Cloud Announcements Include New Mobile Apps, Touch in Desktop Tools, Video Assets Coming to Adobe Stock
At Adobe MAX 2015, the world’s leading creativity conference, Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) today outlines its vision for Creative Cloud -- a “connected creative canvas” where people create and share their work from anywhere. With millions of members around the world, Creative Cloud brings together essential desktop and mobile apps; a growing marketplace for content, assets and talent; and a vibrant community where creatives can showcase their work and find inspiration. Adding to Creative Cloud momentum, the company today shipped two new mobile apps, Photoshop Fix and Capture CC, enabling quick retouching and asset capture on the go and announced new Touch capabilities across Creative Cloud desktop applications including Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC and Premiere Pro CC. Adobe is also highlighting its patented CreativeSync technology, which powers connections between desktop and mobile apps and the assets creatives use every day. In addition, video content is coming soon to Adobe Stock, the company’s royalty-free collection of high-quality photos, illustrations and graphics.
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|Black envisions post-apocalyptic Stockholm with ftrack|
Stockholm-based studio Bläck has produced a great deal of eye-catching work in the past, including an award-winning Nike+ campaign with classic black-and-white cartoons designed by French illustrator McBess, and a series of commercials for Electronic Arts' fantasy role-playing game, Dragon Age Inquisition. But with State Zero – a live-action short film directed by Andrée Wallin – the team had to take on a very different task altogether: it had to transform its very own backyard into a post-apocalyptic nightmare.
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Creating a Helix in Adobe Illustrator - Part 1
In Part 1 of this 3 part Adobe Illustrator tutorial series, Vincent Rosati explains how to use the free transform tool to take the first step in creating a helix with AI. This series will get you through many challenges including using the free-transform tool in a perspective environment, creating the illusion of wrapping a shape around another and shading using the pathfinder tool.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Vincent Rosati on 05/15/2009
Radial Patterns with Adobe Illustrator
In this video tutorial Creative COW leader Vince Rosati presents a simple technique to use an obscure function in the rotate tool to quickly create radial patterns in Adobe Illustrator. Use this technique with gradients or more complex shapes to create incredible radial patterns.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Vincent Rosati on 10/03/2008
Adobe Illustrator for Video and Film
In this Adobe Illustrator review from The Creative COW Magazine, Tim Wilson looks at the ways that Adobe's Illustrator CS3 is designed with video and film artists in mind.
Review by Tim Wilson on 06/10/2007
Creating a Cartoon from Video
In this 3-part tutorial, Creative cow leader Aharon Rabinowitz explains the process of converting video to cartoon by using only After Effects and Adobe Illustrator CS2. While the tutorial spans 50 minutes and covers a wide range of topics (some in depth and some in general), after you have gone through the process once, you will find that it's easy to adapt the Cartoonification technique to your own needs.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Aharon Rabinowitz on 03/13/2006
Inside Adobe Illustrator CS - Live Paint
In this video tutorial, Creative COW Leader Franklin McMahon demonstrates the new Live Paint feature in Adobe Illustrator CS 2 which makes coloring vector images a snap.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Franklin McMahon on 04/27/2005
Inside Adobe Illustrator CS - New Features
In this video tutorial, Creative COW Leader Franklin McMahon examines some of the new features in Adobe Illustrator CS 2 including the control palette, underline links, custom work spaces and exports such as SWF, SVG and PDF.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Franklin McMahon on 04/26/2005
Inside Adobe Illustrator CS - LIVE TRACE
In this video tutorial, Creative COW Leader Franklin McMahon goes over the new Live Trace feature in Adobe Illustrator CS 2.0 that helps create bitmap images to vector illustrations.
Tutorial, Video Tutorial by Franklin McMahon on 04/25/2005
Creating Customizable Dashed Lines with Adobe Illustrator
This mini-tutorial is for those who've often worked in Illustrator and have needed to turn a dashed line into individually selectable shapes. This may also be useful for pasting dotted path shapes into After Effects or other applications.
Tutorial by Seth Taylor on 02/14/2005
|Re: Pixelmator VS Photoshop article|
by Herbert van der wegen in the Adobe Photoshop Forum
To be fair, the photographer's plan (Photoshop and Lightroom) is quite affordable. $10 a month is not that bad. Myself, I just do not like to be come a serf in Adobe's digital Serfdom. So I decided to switch to alternatives years ago. Anyway, another good alternative is Affinity Photo...
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|Re: Animate selection in photoshop|
by Kalle Kannisto in the Adobe Photoshop Forum
Ok, got it now. If you're going to be animating this in Photoshop, I'd try the following: 1) On an empty layer, create the shape you want to show as marqueed and stroke it with 1 pixel stroke with the pen tool or the stroke command. You should now have...
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