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Cameron Gray is an ARIA Award nominated artist from Melbourne, Australia. Internationally recognised with exhibitions around the world including New York, California, Russia, Mexico, Australia, Germany, Canada, Hungary, Latvia, London, Paris and Switzerland. Cameron's collaborations include companies including Warner Bros, Sony Entertainment, E1 Entertainment and more. These are his tips for creatnig effective poses using Poser:

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Topics: Poser

Cameron Gray's Poser Creative Process

Posted by Smith Micro Blogger on Mar 18, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Cameron Gray is an ARIA Award nominated artist from Melbourne, Australia. Internationally recognised with exhibitions around the world including New York, California, Russia, Mexico, Australia, Germany, Canada, Hungary, Latvia, London, Paris and Switzerland. Cameron's collaborations include companies including Warner Bros, Sony Entertainment, E1 Entertainment and more. 

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Topics: Poser

CLIP STUDIO PAINT 1.6.2 Now Available for Download!

Posted by Smith Micro Blogger on Dec 16, 2016 6:18:55 AM

The latest update of CLIP STUDIO PAINT PRO and EX is now available for Macintosh and Windows. This FREE update for owners of CLIP STUDIO PAINT PRO/Manga Studio 5 or CLIP STUDIO PAINT EX/Manga Studio EX 5 includes major bug fixes, multiple feature enhancements, and access to 8,000 free assets and materials through the new CLIP STUDIO asset platform. New features with CLIP STUDIO PAINT 1.6.2 include:

  • Layer Blending Modes
  • Brush Opacity Adjustments based on Pen Pressure
  • Mac Retina Display Support
  • And many more! 
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Topics: Insider, Featured Artists, News, Education, CLIP STUDIO PAINT (Manga Studio), Digital Artists

Create Complex, Professional Animations with the Turn of a Dial

Posted by Smith Micro Blogger on Oct 26, 2016 1:23:30 PM

At the launch event for Microsoft’s new Surface Studio, Smith Micro showcased enhancements to its award-winning 2D animation software, Moho™ 12 (formerly Anime Studio®). The latest release includes new features optimized to work with Microsoft’s groundbreaking new Surface Dial, which makes it faster and easier to create complex animations.

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Topics: Insider, Moho (Anime Studio), Featured Artists, News, Education, Digital Artists, Microsoft

What is Color Management?

Posted by Smith Micro Blogger on Aug 1, 2016 11:15:12 AM

Color management is a constant challenge for digital artists. Good color management ensures the correct colors are displayed on both your monitor and on printed photos. In this interview, Benedikt Hartmann, a color management expert, explains how to do this:

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Topics: Insider, Other Graphics Software, Featured Artists, News, Education, Poser, CLIP STUDIO PAINT (Manga Studio), Digital Artists

Artist Q&A Feature: Mike Norton

Posted by Smith Micro Blogger on May 29, 2014 8:09:06 AM

We recently got the chance to chat with amazing comic book author, Four Star Studios co-founder and award-winning Battlepug webcomic creator Mike Norton. Check out the Q&A below and enjoy!

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Topics: CLIP STUDIO PAINT (Manga Studio), Digital Artists

Deal Alert!: Artist Software Bundle Sale

Posted by Smith Micro Blogger on May 22, 2014 4:34:49 AM

Have you ever dreamed of creating interactive comics, animating your own cartoon characters or rendering three-dimensional figures? Today is the perfect day to get a jump start on your artistic ambitions!

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Topics: Moho (Anime Studio), MotionArtist, Poser, CLIP STUDIO PAINT (Manga Studio)

75 years later...the Cost of Being Batman

Posted by Smith Micro Blogger on May 16, 2014 3:34:10 AM

This month marks the 75th anniversary of Batman’s first appearance in DC Comics’ issue #27 in May 1939.

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Topics: News

A Special Mother's Day Animation From Smith Micro

Posted by Smith Micro Blogger on May 9, 2014 2:00:50 AM

Mother’s Day is this weekend, and if you’re still scrambling for gift ideas look no further! All moms love homemade art, so utilize your illustration / animation skills to create truly one-of-a-kind gifts.

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Topics: Moho (Anime Studio), MotionArtist, Poser, CLIP STUDIO PAINT (Manga Studio)

Celebrate Free Comic Book Day + Make Your Own

Posted by Smith Micro Blogger on May 1, 2014 2:20:10 AM

It’s back!

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Topics: MotionArtist, CLIP STUDIO PAINT (Manga Studio), Digital Artists

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