The February issue of Digital Arts is on sale now, featuring the lowdown on retro style, how to earn money from your designs, and six brilliant tutorials to help you take your design skills to the next level.
In this issue:
BRAND NEW RETRO
Go back to basics and rediscover classic Swiss style to create a look that's both fresh and classic.
DRAW SOME CASH
Make your designs work for you: here are 10 simple ways to earn money from your art.
DIVE'S WORK ON THE ROAD
Dive explains how it created a bleak, post-apocalyptic landscape for The Road
NASA'S SPACIOUS THOUGHTS
Fluorescent Hill's promo for the NASA single is crazy, cool, and completely different.
Spot up-and-coming talent in our pick of inspirational illustrators.
Masterclass: RETRO POSTER STYLE
Discover how to create our stunning cover.
Masterclass: LEARN SPECTACULAR NEW SHADING TECHNIQUES
Learn detailed shading techniques with Yuta Onoda.
Masterclass: CREATE ELEGANT CHILDREN'S BOOK ART
Transform photos into charming, soft-edged storybook illustrations with Fabio Sasso.
Masterclass: APPLY DYNAMIC LIGHTING
Add depth and glamour to Photoshop compositions.
Masterclass: CREATE UNUSUAL PHOTOSHOP BRUSHES
Turn unexpected objects into textured brushes in a jiffy.
Creative Freedom: THE DESKTOP WALLPAPER PROJECT
Bobby Solomon of Kitsune Noir on his project that puts great art on creatives' desktops.
GROUP TEST: High-end pocket digital cameras
Ambient Design ArtRage 3 Studio Pro
Panasonic Lumix FZ38
StudioGPU MachStudio Pro 1.2
Autodesk MotionBuilder 2010
Digital Anarchy Beauty Box
Dell Precision M6500
All the latest industry news, product news, projects and cool creative stuff!
Free creative CD with every issue!
Get your hands on our outstanding mix of video tutorials, full software and creative resources. This month's CD includes:
Vue 8 Digital Arts Special Edition
20 high-res stock images - a full library from Fotolia.
Masterclass materials - project files to help you complete our tutorials.
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