Neil Bennett

Neil Bennett

Editor of Digital Arts. Man about town. Music snob. Father. You know the rest

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Review:  Spyder3Elite review

The Spyder3Elite eschews the trend for multi-device calibration, in favour of a higher-grade of monitor calibration. It has some innovations of…

Review:  NEC MultiSync LCD3090WQXi review

The LCD3090WQXi is a high-end 30-inch monitor, a grade above the likes of Apple’s 30-inch Cinema HD Display and Dell’s UltraSharp 3008WFP.

News:  Quark launches QuarkXPress 8

Quark has announced the next full release of its flagship DTP application, QuarkXPress 8, which the company says enhances the interface and workflow.

Pantone ColorMunki review

Review:  Pantone ColorMunki review

With the ColorMunki Design Pantone is trying to make colour more exciting. It’s a winning mix of cute hardware and ludicrously easy-to-use…

Social Skills

In-Depth:  Social Skills

Web 2.0 sites offer you the chance to make professional contacts, display work and win commissions. We help you choose the best one.

Nuke 5 review

Review:  Nuke 5 review

Version 5 is the first edition of visual-effects software Nuke to be of significant interest to compositors outside large post facilities.

LaCie 324 LCD Monitor review

Review:  LaCie 324 LCD Monitor review

The 324 LCD Monitor is aimed more at motion-based creatives than print designers and illustrators, and its specs are less high-end than the rest…

xw8600 review

Review:  xw8600 review

The xw8600 tops out HP’s range of Intel-powered workstations. It’s a dual chip-powered behemoth that has lots of room for expansion.

Review:  d2 Quadra review

The d2 Quadra combines an innovative noise-reducing design with a choice of inputs and some well thought-out software – though its performance is…

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d2 Quadra review

Comment:  Create a vector map collage

I'm afraid not, no. This was a commercial commission, so cannot be used for any purpose except by the company who commissioned it (and us with…

d2 Quadra review

Comment:  Handmade textures and shading effects

Sorry about that. I can't replicate this. Is it a specific ad that's doing this? If so, could you let me know who it's for please. Other useful…

d2 Quadra review

Comment:  Iain Macarthur

Please contact the artist about licensing his work. Iain's site is at http://www.iainmacarthur.com/