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Adobe Creative Cloud Pros & Cons – The Apple Artist Podcast #16

In this episode of The Apple Artist podcast, we discuss Adobe’s new Creative Cloud software licensing change, and what it means for digital artists. Hosts: George Coghill (@gcoghill) Krishna Sadasivam (@pcweenies) Tracy Bishop (@TracyBishopArt) Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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More Yiynova MSP19u & Manga Studio 5 – The Apple Artist Podcast #15

In this episode of The Apple Artist podcast, we discuss the Yiynova MSP19u Wacom Cintiq alternative graphics tablet/monitor and Manga Studio 5. We also welcome a new Mac artist geek, Tracy Bishop. Hosts: George Coghill (@gcoghill) Krishna Sadasivam (@pcweenies) Tracy Bishop … Continue reading

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Yiynova MSP19u and… Spreadsheets? The Apple Artist Podcast #14

In this episode of The Apple Artist podcast, we discuss the Yiynova MSP19u Wacom Cintiq alternative graphics tablet/monitor, and talk about tax prep and how we handle keeping track of things — as well as even using tax prep to … Continue reading

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The Future of Graphics Software: The Apple Artist Podcast #13

In this episode of The Apple Artist podcast, we discuss various Mac utility software we love, and discuss where things are headed with graphics software for both the Mac and iOS with the rise of mobile Apple devices like the … Continue reading

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What Microsoft Does Right: The Apple Artist Podcast #12

In this episode of The Apple Artist podcast, we discuss what Microsoft does right, the future of the Mac Pro, MacBook Pro and iPad 3 heat issues, Illustrator CS6 bugs, universal keyboard shortcuts for graphics software, software feature bloat, the … Continue reading

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Coghill Shape Builder Tool Lesson in Illustrator WOW! CS6 Tutorial Book

Pleased to announce that your humble podcast host George Coghill will have a Shape Builder tool lesson for quickly coloring your vector line art in the upcoming Adobe Illustrator CS6 WOW! tutorial book.

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Inkist

Inexpensive new bitmap/raster drawing app for the Mac. I don’t think this will replace Photoshop or Pixelmator for anyone, but perhaps worth a look if you are on a budget. Mac App Store – Inkist. Free lite version available too.

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Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion & Adobe CS6: The Apple Artist Podcast #11

The Apple Artist Podcast returns! In this episode, we discuss Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion and Adobe Creative Suite CS6 from a digital artists’ perspective. Hosts: George Coghill, Krishna Sadasivam Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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ImageOptim: Image File Size Shrinker

Interesting file size utility. Free! ImageOptim 1.4.0 Photography Software Review | Macworld.

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Adobe Illustrator CS5/CS6: Fix for Place Image & Blank Swatch Panel Error

If you are encountering errors when attempting to use the Place command, or seeing a blank swatches panel, most likely you are using font manager FontExplorer X and updated the plug-ins to the recent updated versions.

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CheatSheet

Quickly reference keyboard shortcuts in any application. Free. CheatSheet. via iconmaster

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SketchBook Ink

Macworld reviews new bare-bones drawing app Sketchbook Ink for the iPad. Hands on with SketchBook Ink | Macworld.

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L’Ecorché Lite: Artist’s Anatomy Reference App

 From the app description: Combining the detail and mastery of a classical anatomy sculpture with the portability and advances of today’s technology. This LITE VERSION FEATURES: The classic Houdon model, the skeleton model. Unlimited tumble and viewing angles of the … Continue reading

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DrawScribe: Sneak Peek (video)

Sneak peek video for DrawScribe, a new Adobe Illustrator plugin from Astute Graphics (@astutegraphics), creators of the excellent VectorScribe and Phantasm CS plugins.

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Photoshop CS6 Sneak Peek: Settings Export & Migration (video)

Another cool (and long overdue) feature in Adobe Photoshop CS6: the ability to export all of your prefs, settings, workspaces, and tool presets. And the option to migrate them to a new version or new computer.

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