The brand new issue of Digital Arts is now on sale -- where we've taken the opportunity to get a little bit saucy. Pick up this issue now to discover how to make art that's classy, sensual and fun.

Creating sophisticated sexy imagery is one of the most difficult of artistic traditions. The line between tease and sleaze is as thin as silk, and it only takes a simple slip to turn a captivating piece into something that’s distastefully sordid or – perhaps worse – just leaves you cold. In our feature in this issue, the world’s masters and mistresses of alluring illustration reveal their methods and techniques, so that you can bring them into your work. You’ll discover that there are many approaches to using sex successfully in artwork: whether humorously or seductively, or a playful mix of the two.

Follow our guide and you’ll soon be creating bewitching artworks that exude sensuality. Just remember to bring a sense of mischief to the drawing board.

Also in this issue you'll find tutorials by some of the best artists on the planet covering character art, digital painting, album art design and lighting effects – plus learn about Adobe's brand new tools for creating iPad apps in InDesign.

You'll also get your hands on £300 of high-res stock images and some amazing vector artworks too!

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SEX & ART
Creating sex-themed art can be a tricky business. Our guide shows you how avoid the pitfalls and produce images to make your screen smoulder.

CREATE A STUNNING PIN-UP COLLAGE
Put a contemporary twist on a traditional theme with Photoshop CS5’s Puppet Wrap and Repoussé tools.

IMMERSION IN AN UNDERWATER WORLD
Discover the process behind the stunning artwork for Pendulum’s Number 1 Immersion album.

COOK UP YOUR OWN TASTY CULINARY CHARACTERS
Embrace your inner cake enthusiast in Illustrator and learn to create character art with distinct identities.

THE LENS FLARE REBORN
Fabio Sasso shows you how to reclaim Photoshop’s most over-exposed effect to produce some stunning lighting effects.

80s AIRBRUSH EFFECTS
Learn how to master colouring, masking and layer blending modes to create a vibrant, retro portrait in the vein of the famed Athena posters.

10 TIPS: PREPARING ART AND DESIGNS FOR PRINT
Get accurate results from your printer every time with our essential guide to colour settings.

NEW DESIGNERS 2010
Our pick of the best new talent.

CREATE iPAD APPS IN INDESIGN
Adobe new tools for designing interactive magazines detailed.

CREATIVE FREEDOM - Shocking Global Facts
Barnbrook fuses typography and infographics in a book that delivers a powerful politcal message.

REVIEWS
Adobe Flash Professional CS5
Adobe Flash Catalyst CS5
Adobe Fireworks CS5
Sony Alpha NEX-5
Workstation Specialists WSX-6+
Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Pro

PLUS


  • £300 of hi-res photos from Photostogo
  • Vector artworks from WeGraphics

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