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George Coghill

Sketchbook Mobile for iPhone

Autodesk, the makers of the excellent drawing & sketching software Sketchbook Pro have just released a companion app for the iPhone & iPod Touch, appropriately named Sketchbook Mobile [iTunes link]. The best part? Only $2.99! It’s a pretty impressive port, as it has many of the features found on it’s big brother including layers, a… Continue Reading »

Quick Global Swatches In Adobe Illustrator

Quick Global Swatches In Adobe Illustrator

Global swatches in Adobe Illustrator: they’re awesome. If you’re not aware of the power that is a global swatch, they are special color swatches that are applied like regular swatches, but when the swatch is changed, all vector objects using that swatch are also updated. Similar to Symbols in Illustrator, or Instances for you Flash… Continue Reading »

Erika Simmons: Ghost In The Machine

Erika Simmons: Ghost In The Machine

Erika Simmons’ ‘Ghost in the Machine’ series is an imaginative approach to image creation/illustration. The concept of incorporating elements of the subject matter as the medium is a great example of thinking outside the box. The use of the cassette tape forces the viewer to envision the process, which thus incorporates an element of the… Continue Reading »


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