Pixelmator 2.0 offers an incredibly rare combination of ease of use, powerful features, and a low price tag.
Anyone who wants to create slick tutorial videos should seriously consider ScreenFlow 3.0, a rare gem that does everything right.
Halftones are especially important for graphic artists working with a limited number of colors because they give nuance to otherwise flat artwork. Chris McVeigh walks us through the process.
Making masks for objects with blurry, soft edges.
Creator Express is a swift, inexpensive, and capable page layout tool that offers a number of professional-level features. It’s a shame that it's held back by an awkward, antiquated interface and poor antialiasing.
Looking to upgrade your masking skills? Here's how to make a precise, easily editable vector mask in Photoshop CS4 or CS5.
Lots of folks need help creating a corporate identity for small businesses. This promising software package is marred by bugs.
Collage maker lets you create beautiful photo collages quickly and easily.
Photo collage creator lets you produce sophisticated and stylish images.
Originally composed custom alerts add character to your Mac system and are very easy to produce. Chris McVeigh takes you through the steps.
Shooting scenic photos is an art in itself, but placing them into a panorama requires some simple software know-how. Chris McVeigh walks you through the process of creating a gorgeous pano.
Photoshop CS5's new Puppet Warp tool has an odd name and looks intimidating. But Chris McVeigh breaks it down so that anyone can use it.
Did you ever admire those large images that were actually made up of hundreds of smaller pictures? You too can create a mosaic. Chris McVeigh walks you through the steps using his favorite mosaic software.
Shape Collage helps you create gorgeous and personal holiday gifts suitable for framing.
Articles by Chris McVeigh