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.
Do you toss and turn at night? This hotel robot wants to capture your nightmare-addled slumbers on canvas.
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.
AutoPainter 3 will have you playing with all your photos, just to see what they look like at the end.
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
The Austrian painter famed for his erotic gold leaf works gets his own doodle.