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Procreate 5 detailed: Photoshop brushes, animation tools, and new UI

Procreate 5 detailed: Photoshop brushes, animation tools, and new UI

Procreate, the popular art and illustration app for iPad, will get a major update to Procreate 5 later this year. The upcoming features for the new version were detailed by the app's creator at Lightbox Expo today. According to the company, users can expect a new, more powerful graphics engine, as well as support for Photoshop brushes.

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TOOL Fear Inoculum Limited Edition CD released today with a charging cord

TOOL Fear Inoculum Limited Edition CD released today with a charging cord

There's a tiny rechargeable battery in the Special Edition CD release of the latest album from TOOL: Fear Inoculum. This is the first new album from TOOL in 13 years. They've been known to deliver next-level game-changing packages with their Special Edition album releases. This newest album does not end that legacy.

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Wacom Cintiq 22 pen display adds bigger screen for smaller price

Wacom Cintiq 22 pen display adds bigger screen for smaller price

Wacom has a new Cintiq pen display, and if you've wanted a sizable art and design tablet-screen before but couldn't quite stomach the price, the Cintiq 22 might be the one. Larger sibling to the Cintiq 16, the new model has a 21.5-inch 1920 x 1080 IPS display that works with Wacom's Pro Pen 2.

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Adobe’s most interesting app in years just got official

Adobe’s most interesting app in years just got official

Adobe is gearing up to launch a new painting and drawing app for iPad, and today the company is revealing a few more details about what we can expect. First and foremost, the app received an actual name today: Adobe Fresco. On top of that, Adobe also detailed some of Fresco's features, such as the Live Brushes artists will be able to use while working on their drawings or paintings.

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Research suggests Leonardo da Vinci had ADHD

Research suggests Leonardo da Vinci had ADHD

Leonardo was voraciously curious, capable of intense study and preparation for great works. But often - notoriously often - da Vinci moved on to new projects before he'd finished the old. New research made public this week found significant evidence leading to the conclusion that the original Renaissance Man had attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

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Intuos Pro Small rounds out Wacom’s trio of pen tablets

Intuos Pro Small rounds out Wacom’s trio of pen tablets

It's been a little while since we last heard from Wacom's Intuos Pro line, but today it stepped back into the lineup with a new Pro Small tablet. The new Intuos Pro Small will be joining the existing Pro Medium and Large tablets, and Wacom says that with its launch, the Intuos Pro line is now complete. If you've been considering an Intuos Pro but were turned away by the price of the Medium and Large tablets, this one might be more up your alley.

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Sorry poets: Google Poemportraits shows no one’s job is safe from AI

Sorry poets: Google Poemportraits shows no one’s job is safe from AI

The usefulness and capability of machine learning and artificial intelligence when it comes to technological advancement is already clear to many of us, but what about when it comes to creating art? That's one question Google is setting out to answer with Poemportraits, which is creating one big collective poem through a collaboration between humans and AI.

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Wacom MobileStudio Pro 13 Review: The obvious best choice for illustrators

Wacom MobileStudio Pro 13 Review: The obvious best choice for illustrators

The Wacom MobileStudio Pro 13 is the no-compromise version of every other stylus tablet or phone on the market today. This device has the Wacom Pro Pen 2, the most idyllic digital stylus I've ever used - and quite possibly the best digital stylus available in the world today. While other machines aim to fill all your needs at once, the Wacom MobileStudio Pro 13 is a creative tool that's focused squarely on that one role. This is an illustrator's tablet.

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Wacom MobileStudio Pro 13: King of stylus PC balance, but for whom?

Wacom MobileStudio Pro 13: King of stylus PC balance, but for whom?

We're splitting up our Wacom Mobile Studio Pro (DTH-W1320) 13-inch model Review into several parts, starting with this basic assessment. It's a device that needs to be approached from several angles. Today we're discussing impressions with which this device left us after a several months-long review process. We're looking today at the sorts of person this device is best for - and about who might want to avoid purchase.

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How DeviantArt Eclipse hides ads as it claims to be ad-free

How DeviantArt Eclipse hides ads as it claims to be ad-free

A change is coming to DeviantArt, and it would seem that some folks aren't particularly pleased. Such a thing should be expected with any big change in a popular webspace, especially with a social network like DeviantArt where some people make their livelihood. When you mess with someone's cash - even if that cash is supplemental to their main income - you get the horns.

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Ergo Kiwi Review: CNC-cut, 3D printed, ergonomic craft blade handle

Ergo Kiwi Review: CNC-cut, 3D printed, ergonomic craft blade handle

The Ergo Kiwi is the best ergonomically-sound X-ACTO blade knife that I've ever used. And I've used a lot. I've used every sort of blade from the most basic $6 metal original-brand knife to the rubbery silicone of the X2000 (my favorite up until now). The Ergo Kiwi is the first 3rd-party craft knife holder (base for X-ACTO knives) that I've been able to use for more than one project - nothing else really made the grade, so to speak.

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Adobe Creative Cloud users getting ‘color fonts’ free in February

Adobe Creative Cloud users getting ‘color fonts’ free in February

This month the folks at Adobe made a push to bring love to users for Valentine's Day in the form of color fonts. Color fonts are a strange new beast, the likes of which only began to make sense here in this computer-first generation, one in which the letterpress techniques of the past have gone the way of the dodo. They're extinct, and the world is crumbling as a result.

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