Six reasons iPad is an artist's productivity tool
There's a lot of folks who say the iPad isn't proper competition for netbooks because it isn't a 'productivity tool'. They're all wrong. Take the visual arts, for example, and you'll find a growing army of examples of artists using the Apple device to create stunning pieces of art, here's six stories to illustrate this. [This story is from the new Apple Holic blog at Computerworld. David HockneyOne of the UK's leading artists, David Hockney is revered. "It can be anything you want it to be. Hockney last year made a splash when he revealed his work using the iPhone (and the Brushes app), as detailed in this video here. 'Magical' iPad's Manga magicManga artist Yoshitoshi ABe is enormpusly talented. Yoshitoshi ABe first gained fame in his work on the avant-garde anime Serial Experiments Lain. iPad portraits, the art of David KassanArtist David Kassan uses an iPad and the Brushes app to create incredibly realistic portraits of sitting subjects. He didn't stop there.