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Computer Arts 158

Discussion in 'General Software & Hardware Forum:' started by thomashodgson, Jan 20, 2009.

  1. thomashodgson

    thomashodgson Senior Member

    I'm sorry but the 'exclusive subscriber print' with Computer Arts 158 is absolutely RUBBISH!

    I could do that in about 10 minutes! :down:

    Anyone agree/disagree?
     
  2. Victoria Kelly

    Victoria Kelly Junior Member

    Very much AGREE!! Some of the stuff in that magazine is pretentious garbage. Sometimes I'm not sure why I subscribe, it seems like the same articles rehashed from the previous year.
     
  3. thomashodgson

    thomashodgson Senior Member

    I'm glad it isn't just me! What alternative do we have though? 'iCreate' is a Mac advert in magazine form and 'Digital Arts' is even worse than CA.

    Sometimes I wince at parting with almost a tenner for CA Projects but I still end up buying it!
     
  4. Victoria Kelly

    Victoria Kelly Junior Member

    I know, there are online blogs and stuff that keep us up to date on trends and there are online tutorials. I think the only reason I still get it is I want to support printed medium! If we all go online then there will be no need for mags and i'll be out of a job (doomsday scenario of course)!
     
  5. Kevin

    Kevin Senior Member

    I'm subscribed to CA Projects... I prefer this one because every month it digs a bit deeper on a specific subject varying from typography to freelance strategies, uncommon applications (+ tutorials), motion graphics or just illustrated art. The latest issue was about 2009 Design Trends and last month it was a very inspiring subject: Japanese Design (which isn't a subject you would accidentally run into on a blog)

    So if you're sick of CA, I can tell you that I've always been enjoying the Projects alternative. I'm sure you could buy some previous issues in one of your local bookstores before getting a subscription.
     
  6. Victoria Kelly

    Victoria Kelly Junior Member

    I'm already subscribed to CA projects, I agree it is much better to concentrate on one subject because the stuff in CA can be found on blogs etc.
     
  7. Kevin

    Kevin Senior Member

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