Carra Sykes’ Colorful Library of Ideas

Jun 28th, 2019
Rachal Duggan
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Maker Spotlight: Designer & Illustrator Carra Sykes Tell us a bit about your creative practice. Hi! My name is Carra and I am a full-time freelance illustrator and designer! Most of my work is colorful and fun, but it also speaks to things that are dear to my heart. I’ve been drawing since I could …

Astropad 3.2: Release Notes

Jun 6th, 2019
Savannah Reising
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We love catering to the creative workflow — so this update doubles down on smoothing out the parts of Astropad that our users care the most about. Here’s what’s new in Astropad Standard 3.2 and Astropad Studio 3.2: 👾 Massively Reduced Pixelation 👾 We know that crisp image quality is critical to any professional workflow — …

When Art Meets Science

May 29th, 2019
Rachal Duggan
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Maker Spotlight: Medical Illustrator Kellyn Sanders Tell us a bit about your creative practice. My creative practice stems from a love of medicine, science, and art. Two years into a pre-nursing career path, I came across medical illustration and decided to change my major. My parents were hesitant about this change because, like most people, …

Custom Wifi Diagnostics Tool & General Bug Fixes

Apr 18th, 2019
Rachal Duggan
343

Release Notes: Astropad Studio 3.1 and Astropad Standard 3.1 Our Investment in Improvement  Our latest update is all about optimizing our Astropad software and general bug fixes. And, if you use Astropad with Luna Display, there’s now a more seamless experience for saving your mirroring preferences. Here are the highlights for Astropad Standard and Astropad …

A Conversation on Creativity and Crafting Brands

Apr 16th, 2019
Rachal Duggan
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Maker Spotlight: Business Owner & Creative Director Jenny Tod Tell us a bit about yourself and your creative practice. I’m Jenny Tod, Owner and Creative Director at Jenny Tod Creative. I combine critical thinking with expert artistry to help small businesses best present their purpose to the people. I offer three main services that encompass …

Driven by Color: Digitally Painting Light, Pattern, and Texture

Mar 8th, 2019
Rachal Duggan
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Maker Spotlight: Madeline Spetrino You can’t help but take a few extra moments to observe Madeline’s creations. While her work is entirely digital, she beautifully captures the depth and richness of plants and animals. Much of her work morphs into a surreal and mesmerizing pattern. We spoke with Madeline to better understand her creative inspiration, …

Capturing Meaning Through Portrait Photography

Feb 4th, 2019
Rachal Duggan
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Maker Spotlight: Photographer Aidan Brooks Our team first noticed Aidan Brooks while scrolling through #Astropad on Instagram. His photographs instantly pull the viewer in and connect you with various parts of the world. We were compelled to reach out. Based in London, Aidan spends much of his time traveling to capture everything from intimate portraits of …

The Next Generation of Astro’s LIQUID Tech

Jan 24th, 2019
Savannah Reising
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Release Notes: Astropad Standard 3.0 & Astropad Studio 3.0 Astropad runs on innovative video technology we call LIQUID — our proprietary tech that ensures stunning image quality and responsiveness on your iPad. In the latest version, LIQUID 3.0, we focused on reducing latency and optimizing GPU performance across all of our products. This update is …

Let’s Focus on Creating More and Consuming Less in 2019

Dec 21st, 2018
Rachal Duggan
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New Year? No problem. We’ve got 10 ideas to make 2019 your most productive year yet. Our company philosophy is centered around creation over consumption. We build tools to unlock creativity and boost productivity. Looking into the future, we have lots in store for Astropad and Luna Display so we are always striving to make …

Support for New Fall 2018 iPad Pros

Nov 7th, 2018
Savannah Reising
343

Astropad Standard 2.6.1 & Astropad Studio 2.2.1 Last week Apple announced the biggest iPad redesign ever — featuring an all-screen design and Liquid Retina Display. We’re thrilled to add support for the new iPad Pro model to the latest version of Astropad! Digital artists can look forward to more screen real estate and an extra …