In the face of financial challenges, the industry's tapping new technologies to create ever-more exciting motion projects
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By continually re-evaluating your work and listening to feedback, you can take your work in interesting new directions.
We ask leading VFX supervisors and artists, animators and directors to tell us the most important things they’ve learned in their careers. What…
We ask leading graphic designers and creative directors to tell us the most important things they’ve learned in their careers. What they say may…
Review: Adobe Edge Animate 1.0 review
Michael Burns checks out a graphics-led tool for creating HTML animations for web and devices
We ask leading designers and artists to tell us the most important things they’ve learned in their careers. What they say may surprise you.
You don’t have to look much further than Steven Spielberg’s The Adventures of Tintin to see the impact that advances in photorealistic rendering…
Your work can be massively enhanced by the latest trends in CG and 2D animation and motion graphics, says Michael Burns
Aardman’s The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists proves there is still a place in people’s hearts for stop-motion – and not just footage…
Now is a great time to be working in 2D
Mathematically generated imagery is becoming ever easier for animators to exploit, thanks to open-source programming languages like Processing.
Children's TV rediscovers 2D animation
In-Depth: Animation Trends 2012: Firms positive about George Osbourne's tax breaks, but have reservations
We could see an upsurge in UK-based animation next year when the Corporation Tax Credits scheme is extended to cover animation production.
AJA’s Io XT offers a portable interface for working with 10-bit uncompressed video and stereoscopic 3D.
Review: Adobe Photoshop CS6 review
Michael Burns puts Photoshop CS6 through its paces to discover if it’s going to be a must-have upgrade
In-Depth: Push the boundaries of digital design using projection-mapping, Arduino, Microsoft Kinect & more
Michael Burns suggests how you can push the boundaries of digital design using projection-mapping, Arduino, Microsoft Kinect & more
Michael Burns puts the beta of Photoshop CS6 through its paces to discover if it’s going to be a must-have upgrade
Review: QuarkXPress 9.2 review
Free update with interactive focus, adding new ePub and App Studio options
In-Depth: Logo design tips from leading designers
Leading designers tell Michael Burns how to create the perfect logo
All QuarkXPress users can upgrade to QuarkXPress 9 from any previous version for £279 until 31st January 2012