ZBrush 2018 Makes 3D More Fun Than Ever

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ZBrush 2018 Makes 3D More Fun Than Ever

Pixologic has set the standard of what the 3D industry expects from a digital sculpting and painting tool with ZBrush. It effortlessly bridges the gap between 2D and 3D. This powerful application is used in many award-winning films and video games. Plus, it is also widely used in a variety of other industries. From 3d printing and scientific visualization to vehicle design … Read More

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Storyboard Pro 6 from Toon Boom Animation is Here

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Storyboard Pro 6 from Toon Boom Animation is Here

That’s right, the most comprehensive, easy to use, production-proven, digital animatics and storyboarding software has gotten even better! Toon Boom Animation just released Storyboard Pro 6. Now, you can do more than ever with this award-winning software. It has secured its place as a premium choice toolset for not only for storyboard artists but for all artists.  Whether you create … Read More

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Visit Studica at the 2017 CA STEAM Symposium in San Francisco

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Visit Studica at the 2017 CA STEAM Symposium in San Francisco

Join the thousands of educators who are coming together to improve STEAM education at #CASTEAM17. Studica will be on hand to demonstrate relevant STEAM education solutions for educators and advocates. Studica is looking forward to the 5th annual California STEAM Symposium. The 2017 Symposium begins on Sunday, December 10th and ends on Monday the 11th. This is the first year that the … Read More

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A Closer Look at Pixologic ZBrush 4R8

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A Closer Look at Pixologic ZBrush 4R8

ZBrush has set the standard for what the 3D industry has come to expect from a digital sculpting application. It bridges the gap between 2D and 3D. A powerful tool used in the making of many award-winning films and video games, this digital sculpting and painting program also serves many other industries. From scientific visualization and vehicle design to education and … Read More

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The Latest Version of Storyboard Pro is Here

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What's New in Toon Boom Storyboard Pro Version 5.5?

If you are interested in animating and storyboarding, you are probably well acquainted with Toon Boom Storyboard Pro. This industry-standard software allows you to tell your story in a visual context. No matter what your role in the animation process, it allows you to communicate effectively. The tools you need to share your vision or make revisions are right at … Read More

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NYC SPARX: Promoting Technology for Girls with fischertechnik

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NYC SPARX: Promoting Technology for Girls with fischertechnik

It’s a pretty common stereotype that girls just aren’t into technology. However, more and more, we are starting to see high profile women take charge in traditional, male driven industries. And why not? Major tech companies like Facebook, HP, IBM, Yahoo, Intel, YouTube and more all have powerful women at the helm. Technology and science aren’t just for men – … Read More

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Storyboard Pro 5 Masters Visual Storytelling

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Storyboard Pro 5 Masters Visual Storytelling

Toon Boom’s Storyboard Pro 5 offers artists everything they need to storyboard their creative projects. From advertising to film, Storyboard masters the art of visual storytelling by combining drawing and animation features with camera controls. This allows you to develop your story with total artistic control – creatively and technically. Winner of both the Primetime Emmy Engineering and UB Iwerks … Read More

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Pantone Features New Art for 2015 Color Guides

kristielAll Topics, Pantone & Color Management Tools

The masters of color management at the Pantone Institute have released its 2015 Color Guides with a surprise look on the cover. This fresh new aesthetic is courtesy of Russian artist, Alice Macarova; an avid Pantone user and a member of the Pantone Canvas Portfolio Sharing community. With over fifty-two years of color intelligence experience, Pantone’s color management systems continue … Read More

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Why Art is a Key Element of Game Design & STEM Education

kristielAll Topics, STEM Education

Back in 2012, I wrote a blog post talking about how Game Design fits in with STEM Education. I still use those same talking points when I deliver webinars on the subject. Really, none of that has changed. Game Design is still heavily involved in every aspect of STEM education. However, I left out a very important part of Game … Read More

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Game Design is Important for Kids – Find Out Why

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Game Design in education is typically associated with a higher grade-level. Usually somewhere in high school and college is where individuals learn the tricks and trade of game design. However, this does not mean that game design is limited to teenagers and adults. Kids are beginning to get in on the craft of game design as well. There are many … Read More

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