The March edition of Digital Arts hits the shelves today, packed with advanced tutorials, tips, advice and more.
This month we focus on the rise of typographic art, as some of the world's leading typographic illustrators show us how they created their work and share their tips. If you've ever wanted to learn from Seb Lester, Alex Trochut, Marian Bantjes, and Craig Ward, this is your chance.
IN THIS ISSUE
MASTER TYPE ILLUSTRATION
The biggest names in the business explain why illustrated lettering is huge right now - and how you can get it right.
CREATE INCREDIBLE TYPE ART
Get started in typographic illustration and recreate Pomme Chan's gorgeous cover image, with this fantastic tutorial.
LEARN NEW-FOLK ILLUSTRATION
Master a quirky, colourful style combining detailed shape-based design, a retro palette and old-school textures with Jonny Wan.
MAKE A VECTOR AND PHOTO MASH-UP
Neil Duerden adds a little vector magic to create a stunning image based on run-of-the-mill stock imagery.
BLACK AND WHITE ART IN FLASH
Keep things clear with monochrome character art in Flash, with Paul Shih.
ANIMATE 3D WAVEFORMS
Make your After Effects visuals move to the beat with tips from Sam Hampton-Smith.
10 QUICK WAYS TO BE MORE CREATIVE
Get inspired – fast. Creative pros tell us their tricks for kick-starting their imaginations.
Check out amazing new work from up-and-coming creatives.
A new book highlights the trend towards birds and beasts in pattern design.
GROUP TEST: Savvy studio network storage
Stop Motion Pro 7
Fujifilm FinePix S200 EXR
Western Digital MyBook 3.0
Realsoft 3D 7
Nik Software Viveza 2
Workstation Specialists WSX-RT
Canon Legria HF S21
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:
Illustrator CS4 video tutorials
Free HD video clips worth over £920 from Artbeats
Stock images from Photostogo
Motion media showcase, including spots by Grandchildren and Pic Pic Andre