Michael Burns

Michael Burns

Michael Burns is a freelance writer with almost 20 years experience of covering the creative industries.

As well as writing for Digital Arts and a variety of major trade publications, he has been involved in conference production and has written a number of books on digital content creation.

He also provides freelance advisory, writing and production services for companies in the film, TV, design and interactive media sectors.

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The Future of Graphic Design

In-Depth:  The Future of Graphic Design

The trends, techniques and technologies at the cutting edge of graphic design – and how you can use them to produce your best work

Review:  QuarkXPress 9 review

Quark streamlines digital publishing and automated workflow with its new release. So while it's got one eye on the future, it's a worthwhile…

Illustrated Portraits

In-Depth:  Illustrated Portraits

What is the secret of convincing portraiture, whether done digitally or in traditional media or a mixture of the two? And how important is it that…

News:  UK mobile biz responds to iPad 2

After the hype and frenzy surrounding the iPad 2 launch, you will no doubt be wondering how to get hold of the new version of Apple's 'magical…

News:  FT fights App Store subs grab

Marjorie Scardino, the Chief Executive of Financial Times-owner Pearson, is heading for conflict with Apple because of the terms demandend for…

Daz 3D Bryce 7 review

Review:  Daz 3D Bryce 7 review

The venerable 3D landscape software gains some nifty new tools, discovers Michael Burns, but there’s some polish missing