Art and design

Our articles on art and design include how open source software, hardware, and design are shaping today's artists and concepts.

Creating stop motion animation with StopGo

Creating stop motion animation with StopGo
StopGo was designed by a teacher and her students. As part of the classroom activities, the students are encouraged to file feature requests.Read more

How to make animated videos with Krita

How to make animated videos with Krita
Animation isn't easy, but the good news is that open source supplies plenty of high-quality animation tools.Read more

How open source is enabling the digital art age

How open source is enabling the digital art age
How artists are using Processing and Arduino to explore glitch art and manipulate digital content.Read more

4 command-line graphics tools for Linux

4 command-line graphics tools for Linux
Learn about four command-line tools for Linux that can easily handle many of your basic (and not-so-basic) image manipulation tasks.Read more

10 reasons to use Flowblade on Linux as your video editor

10 reasons to use Flowblade on Linux as your video editor
Flowblade is a surprisingly effective and efficient video editor for Linux.Read more

Using strategic design to improve user and developer experiences

Using strategic design to improve user and developer experiences
Strategic design can help you form a coherent "big picture" strategy across multiple projects to improve user and developer experiences.Read more

Expensive tools aren't the only option for graphic design (and never were)

Expensive tools aren't the only option for graphic design (and never were)
Find out how one graphic designer was introduced to open source through an advertiser and never looked back, and we learn about 10 tools to use.Read more

Tutorials, workflows, and a place to showcase high-quality FOSS photography

Tutorials, workflows, and a place to showcase high-quality FOSS photography
PIXLS.US is a dedicated location for free software photographers to discuss and share their work.Read more