If you're interested in digital artistry, you need Painter, though you'll pay a lot for this upgrade.
Version 8.0 of this versatile paint program gets an enthusiastic thumbs-up for its ease of use and powerful features.
An artistically inclined robot out of Germany uses special software to decide where to add the next brushstroke. Take a look at some of its surprisingly organic and fluid creations.
Serious illustrators don't really have another option, but even if they did, Painter 7.0 would still take the cake. It's indispensable for graphics pros.
Do you toss and turn at night? This hotel robot wants to capture your nightmare-addled slumbers on canvas.
Calling herself a painter without a paintbrush, Malaysian artist Hong Yi has made a giant portrait of superstar Jackie Chan from disposable bamboo chopsticks.
Crossfade TV this week checks out some unreleased Nina Simone recordings, new electronica from UFO!, and a beautiful new album from Mark Kozelek's band Sun Kil Moon.
New and Noteworthy: WWDC to be held June 11-15th; Corel Painter X for Mac OS X announced; New Mac Ad: Cancel or Allow?; more
Corel seeking Painter 8 beta testers
The Austrian painter famed for his erotic gold leaf works gets his own doodle.