Posts Tagged ‘Software’
Apple Finally Targets Artists With iPad Pro

Apple Finally Targets Artists With iPad Pro

by Peter Paltridgeon September 9, 2015
When the original iPad made its debut at the dawn of this decade, my first thought was that it would make waves in the art community by finally making Cintiq-like drawing screens ubiquitous and easy to find. Then it turned out the iPad did everything BUT drawing. Your only options were to fingerpaint, or to […]

Toon Boom Launches Harmony 12 Product Family

by Peter Paltridgeon April 13, 2015
The animation software used by cartoon studios across the globe has just been updated. Harmony 12 contains customizable bitmap brushes, supports OpenFX plugins, renders effects 65% faster, and much more. Tiered versions of Harmony 12 are available depending on the consumer’s needs, from Harmony Essentials for the hobbyist to Harmony Premium which is used in […]


Autodesk Launches SketchBook Pro 7

by Alex Beanon August 6, 2014
Digital artists rejoice! Autodesk has launched SketchBook 7 Pro for Windows and Mac, as well as a new membership offering for their digital and painting apps. SketchBook Pro 7 boasts new community-requested features including Perspective Guides with 1 point, 2 point, 3 point, and Fisheye modes; Flipbook mode with animation timeline; a new drawing engine; […]

DreamWorks Animation Debuts New Animation Software For Dragon Sequel

by Alex Beanon July 28, 2014
DreamWorks Animation has a slew of new animated films coming out in the next few years and they will all be slated to be made with their new animation software called Apollo, which made its debut with this year’s “How To Train Your Dragon 2” sequel film. The software, in development over the past five […]


Pixar Decides Free Is A Very Good Price For RenderMan 3D

by Alex Beanon June 3, 2014
After 25 years of using it to make such popular films as “Toy Story” and “Monsters, Inc.”, Pixar has decided to offer its RenderMan 3D software for free. What’s the catch? The free version is for non-commercial use only. [The RenderMan 3D for commercial use still costs $495 to license plus the $200 maintenance fee]. […]

PR: Snag Beginner’s Animation Software On The Cheap

by Shawn Hopkinson May 20, 2014
Want to start making your own cartoons or digital comics? Smith Micro Software is currently running a deep discount sale on a bundle of its beginner animation and comics programs. The sale includes Poser Debut, Anime Studio Debut 10, Clip Studio Paint Pro, and Motion Artist for $69.99. The regular price for all four is […]