The PainterĂ¢

A great book relevant to all traditional media artists and to digital artists who add traditional media to their digital works. The Painter’s Handbook, 2nd EditionRevised and ExpandedBy Mark David GottsegenWatson-Guptill Publications, 2006ISBN 0-8230-3496-8 Written by a professor of art at the University of North Carolina and closely involved with the international standards committee that […]

Photoflex Training DVDs

First of how-to DVDs on photography and videography of cars, swimwear, and action sports released by Fernando Escovar and sponsored by Photoflex Press Release The first in a series of DVDs on photography and videography of cars,swimwear, and action sports has just been released by internationallyrenowned photographer/videographer Fernando Escovar, it was announcedtoday by Sharon Reeves, […]

Adobe Photoshop Master Class

Second Edition: The Essential Guide to Revisioning Photography Adobe Photoshop Master ClassSecond Edition: The Essential Guide to Revisioning PhotographyBy John Paul CaponigroPeachpit Press, 2003ISBN 0-321-13010-3 Let me state up front that this is an amazing book and deserves a placeon the bookshelf of not only everyone working with photographydigitally but also everyone with aspirations in […]

Mastering Digital Printing

2nd Edition Mastering Digital Printing2nd EditionBy Harald JohnsonPublished by Thomson Course Technology, 2005ISBN 1-59200-431-8 This book is, at the present time, the definitive book on digitalprinting. In around 400 pages the author manages to pack in a hugeamount of information that can guide people through purchasingdecisions, outsourcing decisions and help with getting the best out […]

Going DIGITAL

The Practice and Vision of Digital Artists Going DIGITALThe Practice and Vision of Digital ArtistsBy Joseph Nalvern and JD JarvisPublished by Thomson Course Technology, 2005ISBN 1-59200-918-2 This is a book that I have actually been loath to review, both becauseI know the authors and many of the artists involved and because of themisunderstandings that this […]

Digital Art Studio

Techniques for Combining Inkjet Printing with Traditional Art Materials Digital Art Studio Techniques for Combining Inkjet Printing with Traditional Art Materials By Karin Schminke, Dorothy Simpson Krause and Bonny Pierce Lhotka Published by Watson-Guptill Publications, 2004 ISBN 0-8230-1342-1 Digital Art Studio is a book about extending digital printing, mainly inkjet, by working with unusual media, […]

Coincidences

Sarah Moon’s photographs CoincidencesPhotographs by Sarah MoonThames & HudsonISBN 0500542503 Sarah Moon’s photographs became significantly over exposed (pun intended) in the 1970s and early 80s. This retrospective of her work from the 90s and the year 2000 shows a very different range of images, mostly in monochrome, with a much more dark and mysterious air […]

Art Today

This fascinating book looks at art since 1960 up to the present. Art TodayBy Edward Lucie-SmithPhaidon PressISBN: 0714838888 Thisfascinating book looks at art since 1960 up to the present. Very wellwritten as well asbeautifully illustrated, the book has a good,in-depth look at art in the post-modernist era.Through eighteenchapters we are offered insight into the processes […]