The Problem:Unfortunately, when exporting Affinity Photo files to Photoshop you lose the ability to edit text because the export process converts text to images. This is frustrating because text is no longer editable. You will need Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator in order to do this … Continue readingSave Affinity Photo to Adobe Photoshop and Retain Editable Text
I’ve really been enjoying Pixelmator Pro this past year and have been able to completely replace Photoshop in my workflow. Here’s an example where Pixelmator Pro’s new colorizing features were put to good use allowing me to satisfy a client quickly.
My MacBook Pro is old. I purchased it in 2010. It’s slow to boot and often, while waiting, the infamous rainbow ball appears and spins. The iPad Pro is much faster. In fact, there is no lag with the iPad Pro and it’s the first … Continue readingWill the new MacBook Air be the last computer you buy?
Imagine a large iPad, perhaps 17.9 inches or larger, on your desk. I’d certainly like one! Imagine it ran all the software you needed for word processing, spreadsheets and photo editing. Imagine it was wirelessly connected to an Apple Magic Keyboard, Apple Pencil and an … Continue readingHow about an iPad Desktop?
I have been looking forward to Pixelmator Pro since its announcement back in September 2017. As an Art Director/Marketing Manager the iPad Pro 12.9” had already become a big part of the way I worked. I needed the mobility of iOS. To meet demanding deadlines … Continue readingGetting work done with Pixelmator Pro
This was an amazing find! Since my iPad Pro has become my main device I wanted the ability to mirror the display onto my 27” iMac at work. Surprisingly, you don’t need to purchase anything! Simply use your Lightning to USB cable that came with … Continue readingMirror iPad onto iMac
I love drawing on glass and have been on a search to determine the best drawing app for the iPad Pro. Having downloaded about a dozen apps, clearly an app I like may not be one that you like because they all work differently and … Continue readingDrawing with Pixelmator for iOS
My iPad Pro is always with me. If it’s not in my backpack it’s on my couch, ottoman or night table. Recently, I needed to take a day off to bring my father to the doctor. I was in the middle of a project at … Continue readingApple Pages as an InDesign Replacement
Microsoft executive Ryan Gavin alleged the recently released Apple iPad Pro was copying the Microsoft Surface Pro.
My iPad Pro 12.9″ has become my primary computer. I use it everyday for work and take it home with me every night for personal use. An Apple Keyboard (bluetooth) and Apple Pencil always come along, too. Here’s a breakdown of what I use it … Continue readingWhat I’d like to see in the next iPad
When Microsoft sits its Surface tablet beside an iPad Pro it makes a marketing blunder. Comparing its Windows 10 PC with Apple’s mobile device lends credence to the fact that the iPad is a computer. Microsoft marketing is doing themselves a disservice while bolstering Apple’s … Continue readingMicrosoft’s marketing blunder Surfaces
I purchased an iPad Pro the day after it became available. At first I resisted, wanting to wait a few weeks, hoping to read reviews confirming it’s a solid device and a good deal. It’s been nearly a year since the iPad Pro’s introduction on … Continue readingiPad Pro – An important device for creatives!