Sharon Steuer

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Sharon Steuer has been creating, writing about, and teaching workshops on digital art since the early 1980s. The current edition of her Illustrator WOW! book, The Adobe Illustrator CS6 WOW! Book, is the twelfth book in the series, and her "Artistic Painting in Illustrator" online video courses are available from http://lynda.com/sharonsteuer. Sharon is also the author of Creative Thinking in Photoshop: A New Approach to Digital Art, and is a regular contributor to CreativePro.com and Untapped Cities. Her digital paintings and illustrations have appeared in numerous books and magazines and have been exhibited nationally.
  • Features: Written by Sharon Steuer on February 14, 2014
    If you're in the market for an uber-compact camera that takes great video and is controllable from your mobile devices, this might be the camera for you.
  • Features: Written by Sharon Steuer on February 7, 2014
    With an intuitive interface, decent video recording, and a well thought-out design throughout, the SX280 is a very strong choice for anyone needing more than a smartphone camera experience.
  • Features: Written by Sharon Steuer on December 23, 2013
    This uber-compact, super-zoom camera offers must-have features and great image quality, filling the niche between an iPhone camera and a DSLR.
  • Features: Written by Sharon Steuer on November 20, 2013
    You can do amazing things with raster brushes in Illustrator—if you take a little time and care to prepare your images in advance.
  • Features: Written by Sharon Steuer on October 2, 2013
    They said it couldn't be done. But it is possible for the apps from multiple iTunes accounts to coexist side by side on one iPad.
  • Features: Written by Sharon Steuer on May 10, 2013
    Sharon Steuer delivers the straight dope on iPhone cases that add protection without adding bulk.
  • Features: Written by Sharon Steuer on April 18, 2013
    Sharon Steuer is back with the results of her research and testing of the cloud backup solutions she first reported on from Macworld.
  • Features: Written by Sharon Steuer on March 22, 2013

    The following content is excerpted from The Adobe Illustrator CS6 WOW! Book by Sharon Steuer. Copyright © 2013. Used with permission of Pearson Education, Inc. and Peachpit Press.

  • Features: Written by Sharon Steuer on March 13, 2013

    While searching through my archives for art pieces to show in my new course for lynda.com, Artistic Painting with Illustrator: Natural Media Brushes, I found this “watercolor” image created with transparent calligraphic brushes back in Adobe Illustrator 10, in 2002.

  • Features: Written by Sharon Steuer on February 21, 2013

    A Brief History of Macworld

    Even for those of us old enough to have lived through it, it’s very hard to imagine life before the modern internet. In those times (from the 1984 launch of the Macintosh to just a few years ago), the way most of us put our hands on new products and communicated with each other was to attend trade shows. And for much of this era, the most important show for those of us in the graphic arts was Macworld Expo.

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