Networking and competition site launched to advance student art

Stating that students produce “trend setting art sparked by their experimental natures,” yet have few marketing channels exclusively showcasing their creativity, a veteran area designer/art director announces the introduction of www.pxldust.com, a global design networking and competition site exclusively for student artists. Focusing on three key art mediums – illustration, graphic design and photography, the… Continue reading Networking and competition site launched to advance student art

Global videogame competition announced for SIGGRAPH 2009

SIGGRAPH announces the launch of GameJam!, a new international videogame competition to be held at SIGGRAPH 2009, the 36th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques. Teams of three people will compete for 24-consecutive hours to create, design, and implement their best effort at a comprehensive videogame in the allotted timeframe. Each… Continue reading Global videogame competition announced for SIGGRAPH 2009

SIGGRAPH 2009 seeking live real-time video games content

As part of the SIGGRAPH 2009 expanded focus on video gaming, this year’s Computer Animation Festival will dedicate a segment of the Festival specifically to real-time rendering projects. The top selections will be played and demonstrated live on their respective platform (X-Box 360, PS3, PC, etc.). The real-time work will have its own jury of… Continue reading SIGGRAPH 2009 seeking live real-time video games content

Filter Forge for Mac OS X beta version released

Filter Forge has released the long-awaited public beta of the Mac OS X version of Filter Forge, a high-end plugin for Adobe Photoshop allowing computer artists to build their own filters, seamless textures, visual effects, distortions, patterns, backgrounds, frames and more. The beta is open for anyone with a Mac, no registration required. The minimum… Continue reading Filter Forge for Mac OS X beta version released

Corel to lead digital art discussion at Macworld Conference

Corel today announced that the company will participate alongside members of its Corel Painter Master program as part of a Macworld 2009 Conference & Expo® panel entitled “Digital Art Pioneers and Trendsetters.” The panel will feature noted artists including Andrew Jones and Jason Manley of Massive Black, Jeremy Sutton, Fay Sirkis, and Bruce Dorn, as… Continue reading Corel to lead digital art discussion at Macworld Conference

SIGGRAPH 2009 announces call for submissions

SIGGRAPH announces the 2009 Call for Submissions for contributors and volunteers at the 36th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, 3 – 7 August 2009 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. Showcasing works by some of the most creative artists, entrepreneurs, researchers, and technologists across the… Continue reading SIGGRAPH 2009 announces call for submissions

Anna Griffin goes digital with Scrapblog

Award-winning craft designer and paper personality, Anna Griffin, announced a partnership with Scrapblog, the first craft on the Web and leading service for creating and sharing scrapbooks online, today at the summer CHA conference. Crafters of all ages and varieties will soon be able to incorporate Anna Griffin’s timeless designs into their multimedia scrapbooks created… Continue reading Anna Griffin goes digital with Scrapblog