The (semi) big news today in the “Photoshop world” is that microsoft just officially unveiled a complete suite of tools to compete with Adobe.
A beta version of their graphics software can be downloaded for free here. It was met with a few reviews that shed some not-so-flattering light on it.
Competition is good and this should keep everyone on their toes. I don’t know how this will be met by the graphics community but after looking at Microsofts recent history I have a hunch that Adobe has nothing to worry about.
The Expression suite includes Acrylic Graphic Designer for painting and illustration, and Quartz Web Designer for layout and design when building websites.
You can almost hear the collective sound of the entire graphics and design community going “Meh..”
Software Cinema just announced that they have released a new training DVD set focused at beginners and advanced users of Adobe Photoshop. The big news is that it features Julieanne Kost, a leading Photoshop expert.
There are a total of three DVDs. You have the option of buying them seperately, or altogether at once.
The DVDs are:
I have added a new page called Photoshop Podcasts. I will continue to update it with the best Photoshop Podcasts on the internet.
The first Podcast added was the weekly 2 Minute Photoshop Tricks Podcast. Check it out 😀
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