the new powerful alternative to photoshop

Affinity Photo: The new powerful alternative to photoshop

the new powerful alternative to photoshop

A software firm Serif has just launched ‘Affinity Photo’, touted as a new and powerful alternative to the oldest Adobe Photoshop. Serif isn’t aiming to just replicate Photoshop, or create a cut-down version.

They describe it as “the fastest, smoothest, most precise, professional image editing software” and it is designed for professional photographers and retouchers. You can download the beta of this program for free (only available for Mac)

Said Ashley Hewson, managing director of Serif in an interview with Creative Bloq, “Photoshop is an amazing piece of software. But the problem is, it’s built on 25-year-old architecture. When that architecture was being created, Adobe couldn’t have anticipated the incredible developments we’ve seen in computers since. Which means that they’re now struggling to adapt Photoshop to take advantage of modern computing power.”

Check this video to take a tour on their innovative characteristics:

 

Deadline Extended: Join Revolutionart 49 – “LIFE”

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You still can participate of the next wonderful edition of Revolutionart.

Follow the guidelines: http://revolutionartmagazine.com/participate/ and send your best jobs on photography, graphic design, modeling, and múltiple arts that fits in the next theme.

Revolutionart Started in 2005 and became one of the most popular independent magazines of the scene. Now with almost 10 years still is being distributed in several networks by their contributors.

Be part of our movement!

David Cerny’s babies will be moved from Prague to Australia

Celebrated Prague artist to exhibit in Australia for the first time at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2014

 

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Travelling all the way from Prague, David ?erný’s internationally renowned and much loved fibreglass, Babies will be installed and unveiled at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi on Friday October 31 at Marks Park.
With each figure 2.4 metres high and over 3 metres long, these figurative pieces are striking in size and form and will be a definite hit with the general public for their personality and flair.

This is the first time the celebrated artist from Prague has exhibited in Australia. ?erný’s Babies project, were first presented in 1994 at the Chicago Museum of Modern Art, followed by appearances in various other major cities including London. The Tower Babies crawling up one of the Prague’s most prominent landmarks the Žižkov TV Tower are without a doubt the most visible and highly recognised sculptures in this series of work.  A Czech sculptor,  David ?erný is well known for his controversial and flamboyant sculptural works including painting the Prague memorial Russian tank bubble-gum pink shortly after the revolution in what was then Czechoslovakia; and his full scale double-decker London bus doing push-ups during the London Olympics.

"It is wonderful to have ‘The Babies’ in Sydney, overlooking Bondi beach", says David Handley, Founding Director of the exhibition.
"Ever since David shot to fame with his pink tank we’ve wanted him to exhibit his work at Bondi. The moment ‘The Babies’ arrived on site they’ve seemed intriguing to passers-by and brought a smile to many a face."
"Due to a delay with European customs and then the storms at sea, the arrival of the Babies has been delayed until today."
Sculpture by the Sea hope for David ?erný to be a visiting artist of the exhibition in the next year or two.

For more information about Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi or photo opportunities and interviews please contact:
NIXCo:
Ioni Doherty
Email: ioni@nixco.com.au

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Calling for international artists: Revolutionart #48 Mysteries or the World

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At this point you should have the lastest edition of Revolutionart Magazine  “Honor & Glory” – The Epic Issue. If not, what are you waiting for?

Revolutionart 47 is full of graphics, music, photos, animation and designs from all around the world.

Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of the next edition inspired on the biggest mysteries on earth and the greatest enigmas. Just feel the influence of the word “mystery” on your brain and you should start thinking on your next contribution for the magazine. Follow the guidelines, be featured and part of the history.

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Revolutionart #47 Honor & Glory has been released!

REVOLUTIONART Magazine is a free  international showcase of art and creativity delivered in pdf format for multiple platforms. Today the latest edition “Revolutionart Magazine #47: HONOR & GLORY” has been released. This could be considered the “Epic” edition recalling all the feats, promises, struggles and lost lives which have stemmed from those much vaunted ancient values. As always you can download the interactive version from RevolutionartMagazine.com and also order a physical printed edition.

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The next edition’s theme is “MYSTERIES OF THE WORLD“, an amazing theme to inspire your creativity, focused on those places on earth that awakes your intrigue and interest. To participate in the magazine, follow the theme guidelines and send your best artworks to Revolutionart, with your complete requested information.

The deadline for submitting works for this issue is August 15th, 2014.

REVOLUTIONART Magazine
http://www.revolutionartmagazine.com

Two new amazing tools for graphic designers and artists

FLAME PAINTER:

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Escape Motions releases a new Flame Painter 2.5 update. New features include Blur and Glow filters and a Basic Brush for creating simple strokes. An application supports infinite image tiling and zoom levels of up to 800%. The software is now a full 64-bit application. 
You can get this software for Windows and Mac OS X. The update is free to all Flame Painter 2.x users. Otherwise, the Personal edition of the software costs $29.99 and the Pro edition costs $59.99. See more on Escape Motions Blog

 

AMBERLIGHT – unclassifiable creative art tool :

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Amberlight is a new procedural art program from Escape Motions that creates unique computer generated images. Result artworks may resemble to fractal images, but equipped with original Amberlight algorithm, this program really stands out.

Wach a video on http://youtu.be/d5KT5Ru016E

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Hot to get paid for your drawings and photos

 

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The industry of images never stops growing.  And that’s a great opportunity  for designers, photographers and illustrators.

Learn how to take simple pictures with your camera, or create simple drawings and turn them into an unlimited supply of cash!
With this system you’ll learn to get paid with yout images. When someone downloads your picture or drawing, you will get paid! The best part is, you can sell the same image over and over again!
No experience required!

signup and earn money with your drawings and photos

 

Photoshop CS2 for free from Adobe website?

It seems like Adobe is offering free versions of CS2. But ad they corrected on the blog:

You have heard wrong! Adobe is absolutely not providing free copies of CS2!

What is true is that Adobe is terminating the activation servers for CS2 and that for existing licensed users of CS2 who need to reinstall their software, copies of CS2 that don’t require activation but do require valid serial numbers are available. (Special serial numbers are provided on the page for each product download.)

Anyway, if you go to this page what you will find is the creative suite. If you have a digital creative streak but your budget doesn’t extend far enough to buy Adobe’s Creative Suite applications, this is for you.

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Facial Hacking in Technarte

At Technarte’s last edition, the Dutch artist and facial hacker Arthur Elsennaar was awarded with the Best Speaker Award because of his artistic technological performance “Perfect Paul: On freedom on facial expression”. Arthur Elsennaar researches the choreographical capabilities of the computer-controlled human face, which challenges the traditional notion of facial expression as a conveyor of emotion and aims to develop a choreographical facial language

His project investigates the computer-controlled human face as a medium for kinetic art and develops algorithms for facial choreography. Small precisely controlled electrical impulses are employed to trigger the facial muscles of a live human person into rendering involuntary expressions. As the human face is controlled by a digital computer instead of a neural brain, it can be made to perform in unexpected ways, bringing together dance and technology in the most direct way imaginable. Are we able of communicating something verbally while our face transmits the opposite? With facial hacking it is possible.

Perfect Paul allows more stable control of facial gestures, breaks the limits of human control and discover an unknown potential in human expression through hardware and software. As the human face has gotten willingly programmed, could we say metaphorically that freedom of facial expression has been reached or, in the other hand, this control transgresses the limits of human freedom?

Technarte brings together every year in Bilbao a score of artists and technologist like Arthur Elsenaar, who present during the conference innovative artistic-technology projects, related to disciplines like virtual reality, art and robotics, interactive architecture, and any other artistic disciplines emerged of the union of art and technology.

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Download Revolutionart Magazine #38: ANIMAL

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The huge  October-November edition has been released. Hundreds of colourful pages inspired on the animal kingdom and coverins issues like animal extinction, animal rights and animal species.

As always Revolutionart Magazine intends to raise awareness on themes that really mattes, combining the content with all the crative and artistic sources as possible.

Download it now!

www.RevolutionartMagazine.com/38

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