Wacom to Manga Management

Graphics tablet manufacturer Wacom has gone all anime – teaming up with Japanese comic book and digital art craze Manga for a quirky special release. Bamboo Manga is especially for those fans who not only enjoy following these distinctive digital fellows but also like to try their hand at redrawing the characters and even designing … Continue reading Wacom to Manga Management

Blurb: Self publishing to the iPad made easy

The creative publishing platform, Blurb, has announced its first step into the ebook market with publications ready for Apple’s iPad and iPhone. It’s pretty fancy stuff; the ebooks are optimised fully to display images and text clearly, they are created using Blurb’s established (and easy to manage) book-making tools, Bookify and BookSmart. So, for authors … Continue reading Blurb: Self publishing to the iPad made easy

Olympus SP-810UZ: Creative camera control

For anyone who may have dabbled in real estate you will know how difficult it is trying to capture shots of rooms within houses that do not do the property the justice it deserves by simply getting the whole of the room in the frame. Thankfully, instantly knocking a few grand off the asking price … Continue reading Olympus SP-810UZ: Creative camera control

Honestech Claymation Studio 3.0 review

  I have long harboured secret desires to make my own animated movies – I think several visits to the Disney parks in Florida, where you can see behind the scenes helped. And of course I grew up in a world before CGI, where stop-motion animation was the big thing (I’m a big fan of … Continue reading Honestech Claymation Studio 3.0 review

MindManager 8 Mac OS review

As a “creative” (surely we could have come up with a better name guys?) I love a good mindmap.  Almost every project I undertake is accompanied by a flurry of scribbles on my whiteboard at home – compounded by further doodles on paper, arrows pointing to important words and eventually some actual work. But I … Continue reading MindManager 8 Mac OS review

TWIG: Green Screen Kit, Edifier iPod Dock, VHS MAGIX and the James Dyson Award

The Week in Gadgets It’s becoming easier and easier to produce and share content online – good quality cameras cost a fraction of what they used to, decent editing packages can be had at low-to-no cost and you can distribute your masterpieces online for free. If you want to take your creative photos and videos … Continue reading TWIG: Green Screen Kit, Edifier iPod Dock, VHS MAGIX and the James Dyson Award