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Two months of using Sketch App

Creating visual prototypes for web has always been a challenging process with everyday design software. In my search for a new alternative, I came across…

Adobe Offsetting: November 2015

Yesterday was a national holiday for the US and today is our biggest shopping day of the year, Black Friday. If you’re planning to spend…

Adobe Offsetting: October 2015

Over the past two years, Krita has become a force to be reckoned with in the digital painting arena. Their ambitious developers have launched two successful…

Affinity Photo FREE ten-day trial

On the heels of the much anticipated release of Affinity Photo this summer, Affinity announced in late August that they’re now offering a free ten-day…

Adobe Offsetting: August 2015

I decided to post August’s Adobe Offsetting a week early since I was able to take advantage of Blender’s special discount for the Cosmos Laundromat…

Affinity Photo launches today

Lift off! Today marks the end of Affinity Photo‘s beta and the launch of  version 1.0 with an introductory price of only $39.99 USD. Affinity’s Project Manager, Dale…

Sketchfab-ulous

For a little over a year, I’ve been learning how to create 3D models in Blender. One of the largest benefits of using Blender is…

Adobe Offsetting: May & a Krita interview

Spring is in the air, taxes are done, and it’s time to focus on fun stuff—like digital painting! Krita is attempting a second stab at…

Adobe Offsetting: February 2015

It seems that my heart belongs to Blender lately. Since this is the season of Valentines and heartfelt messages, I have to make Blender my…

Adobe Offsetting: January (belated) 2015

Sorry for the delay of 2015’s Adobe Offsetting. I wish that not procrastinating was one of my resolutions for the new year. 2015 is going to…

2014 iAniMagic winners

Over Thanksgiving week, I was fortunate enough to participate as a judge in Animation Desk’s iAniMagic contest. Animation desk is an animation app that’s available…

2014 Adobe Offsetting: Year in review

Over the past year I’ve learned a lot about supporting technology. Whether it’s online content, software, or hardware; monetarily supporting services helps further future development….

Adobe Offsetting: November 2014

It’s only fitting to donate to Synfig since that’s who I started with last November. Synfig is a powerful vector 2D animation tool that’s made great…

Adobe Offsetting: September 2014

I was hoping it was still September somewhere in the world yesterday morning when I made my contribution to Adobe Offsetting. I wanted to give…

Adobe Offsetting: July 2014

I discovered shortly after my blog post yesterday on great animation software announcements that Tupi was launching their Indiegogo campaign the following day. Well today is…

Adobe offsetting: May 2014

So this is my first donation to Gimp! The best way to support the evolution of software to replace Photoshop is to give money to…

60 days with Blender

What can I say other than that Blender is an amazing tool. As I’ve learned more and more about the software over the past 60…

Fridays with Ricardo

A couple of weeks ago I saw an advertisement for an event on Google Plus. It was for an animation workshop using open-source software presented…

Inkscape and Gimp take the spotlight

A few days ago I decided to start make an official break with Adobe in my personal life and work in open source software and…

Goodbye Photoshop, hello Gimp

April is a month of change. Filing taxes finally puts 2013 to rest; trees are beginning to bud; and it’s a time to start taking…

Adobe Offsetting: March 2014

This month I gave to The Gooseberry Project which is an initiative coordinated through the Blender community to bring the world’s best talent together to create…

Anime Studio 360

For the past year I’ve been re-dabbling with Anime Studio. I’ve used Anime Studio since way back in 2003 when it was called Moho. For…

Adobe Offsetting: February 2014

For February, I decided to do something a little new and donate to a device instead of software. Why not? Anything that makes me a…

Adobe Offsetting: January 2014

I’m right at the wire, but I got my donation in for January. I ultimately decided to give money to Inkscape™. It’s one of the best…

Inkpad is a free Illustrator on-the-go

There are many art apps in the iPad store. Lots of them are great beginnings, but they’re either gimmicky or you can’t figure out how…