Educado Kac coined the term “BioArt” in the late 1990s. Artists are now using the tools of BioArt to create amazing works of art.
If you don’t want to pay for Adobe Illustrator, Emily Ferron suggests you might want to consider these alternatives:
- Affinity Designer
- Corel Draw Graphics Suite X8
- Adobe Illustrator Draw
“Pixar in a Box is a behind-the-scenes look at how Pixar artists do their jobs. You will be able to animate bouncing balls, build a swarm of robots, and make virtual fireworks explode. The subjects you learn in school — math, science, computer science, and humanities — are used every day to create amazing movies at Pixar. This collaboration between Pixar Animation Studios and Khan Academy is sponsored by Disney.”
Google’s Tilt Brush lets artists who are wearing 3D goggles paint with light.
I must admit that I do not own an iPad Pro or the Apple Pencil, so I can’t download any of these apps and try them out. Most of the drawings look really good though.
Some advice for choosing fonts for the front page of your project from the folks at Adobe Typekit. Typekit is a website where you can download thousands of fonts if you subscribe to the Adobe Cloud apps.
Microsoft has announced the Surface Studio, a 28-inch all-in-one computer optimized for the production of graphics. It has a touchscreen and rests on an adjustable hinge. The new computer features an accessory called the Surface Dial, an input device that lets you manipulate what you’re seeing. I would love to have one, but since it costs from $2,999 to $4,199, depending on how it’s configured, I never will.
An article about illustrator and poster artist Dan Stiles.
This five week course will teach teachers how to create graphics in Adobe Illustrator. It is part of the Adobe Generation Professional series. It began on October 31 and ends on January 6, 2017.
Adobe is working on an app called VoCo that will let you edit voiceovers. It is also working on something called Project Stylit that will let users create digital art that looks like fine art. Finally, its new CloverVR is a virtual reality video editing application.