Cloud Rendering for 3D Artists and Architects

One problem with high end rendering projects ... they take hours to days to complete. This new on-demand cloud rendering service takes advantage of distributed rendering in V-Ray 2.0 software—includes the ability to control and monitor rendering on the desktop July 26, 2012

Effects in Adobe InDesign CS6 : Transparency

This excerpt from Adobe InDesign CS6 Classroom in a Book shows you how to apply transparency by using the nine transparency effects in InDesign. Transparency can be a highly powerful visual device to use in your publications! July 25, 2012

Adobe InDesign CS6: Paragraph Composers & Tabs

The powers of desktop publishing programs is in their ability to help automate much of the tedium and repetitive tasks associated with DTP. Now, Adobe InDesign CS6 borrows all the best capabilities from RSG, PageMaker, FrameMaker and QuarkExpress to evolve the ultimage publishing platform. In this edition, you'll be learning about and working with paragraph composers and tabs in InDesign CS6... July 25, 2012

Pan and Zoom Plugin for Final Cut Pro X

A good designer can build an impressive video with stills by simply manipulating zoom and pan. Noise Industries has updated the free Pan and Zoom plugin to offer support for Apple Final Cut Pro X, alongside Motion and Adobe After Effects -- for some pretty WOW cinematic effects. July 24, 2012

CREATIVE inspiration tidbits

August is "Back to (Design) School" month, so all this month we'll be including learning, training and school references in our Creative Tidbits column. It's amazing how reading about others can spark fresh, creative ideas of your own! July 23, 2012

Awesome Calendar 2.0 Includes Sync To Google Tasks Feature

Yunasoft has just released the latest update for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. Awesome Calendar 2.0 retains its original features, such as auto syncing to Google Calendar, photo embeddable note making, localized current and forecasted weather, todo list management and sharing from within the app. July 22, 2012

Script Arsenal for Photoshop

Script Arsenal is a handy catalog allowing you to manage and apply your Photoshop scripts. It comes to you with 100+ scripts for creating various effects and streamlining your everyday workflow. July 20, 2012

Photoshop 'no theme' Madness

PHOTOSHOP MADNESS is where you practically go mad trying to find the most useful stuff for Photoshop! This episode has no theme, but just visits some items that should interest all Photoshop users including : * Enlarging is only as good as your Interpolation * 3D Interpretations of Real People, by Michael O. * Enlarging Jpg Files Test site * Mr. Biggs Duz Illustrations * Unbelievable pile of work * I am Not an Artist . . . WHAT ? No? It's MADNESS! July 17, 2012

Top Spelling App For Literacy Education

All designers, marketers, developers and publicists need accuracy. It may seem childish to recommend spelling help to a professional readership, but believe me -- it's needed. So many of those now writing for the web, targeting an English-speaking market, really need help with spelling and grammar. July 16, 2012