The brand new issue of Digital Arts is now on sale -- where we're revealing the tricks and techniques of the best artists using Photoshop from around the world! As usual, the issue is also packed with tutorials across a wealth of styles and a celebration of the best work from creatives from all digital disciplines.
IN THIS ISSUE
Our lead piece details how leading Photoshop practictioners create their incredible collage artworks, with each providing tips to help you develop your own skills further. Alongside this, two of our leading tutorial artists have put together 20 brand new tips for Photoshop.
The issue also features a wealth of tutorials across Photoshop, Illustrator and more -- including a guide to how to create a portfolio on your iPad so you can showcase your work in stunning fashion wherever you are. There's also a showcase of the work, artists and technology that you have to know about.
MASTERS OF COLLAGE
Resist the urge to get carried away in Photoshop. As the experts reveal, the best collages and montages are all about judicious use of effects and smart experimentation.
20 TIPS: PHOTOSHOP
Consider yourself a Photoshop guru? You’ll still find new tricks here to help you sail through tasks
MAKE VECTOR ARTWORK FROM PORTRAITS
Eelco van den Berg uses Illustrator and Photoshop to turn photos of people into striking graphics.
ORIGINAL LIGHT EFFECTS IN PHOTOSHOP
You can conjure up glows, beams and other effects without straying into cliché, shows Fabio Sasso
CREATE CARTOON FIGURES WITH EASE
Mercedes Crespo, aka Yema Yema, shows you how to design memorable characters in Adobe Illustrator
BUILD AN IPAD APP FOR YOUR PORTFOLIO
Already got a portfolio website? Sam Hampton-Smith tells you how to turn it into an offline web app, using HTML5
GET A KICK OUT OF PROPAGANDA
David and Sarah Cousens find stylistic ideas to emulate in Chinese communist artwork
London Design Festival
The festival soldiers on, but can the Design Council?
Breaking down The Wall
Ben Ib reimagines Gerald Scarfe’s animations for Pink Floyd
CREATIVE FREEDOM: Soccer Aid posters
Stylish football charts by David Watson
Apple Mac Pro 12-core
Magic Bullet PhotoLooks
BenVista PhotoZoom 3
Softpress Freeway 5.5
Autodesk Mudbox 2011
GenArts Monsters GT V6
iClone 3.0 SE
3D art suite worth £100
£300 of stock images
Stylish model shots from Photostogo
(These are provided to purchasers of the magazine only through our Download Zone, so are available to both readers of both the print and digital edition).