• We have plenty of new movies and tutorials to keep you occupied if you can’t face any more football (or your team is already out!) This month’s Outsider tutorial demonstrates an eye catching way to display photos on your website. In a busy month on the Xara Xone Gary Bouton has added two tutorials that look at creative ways of combining extruded shapes with drawings using Xara Designer Pro / Photo & Graphic Designer. More info below.

  • Those of you interested in the audio titles from MAGIX will be interested to see the new 2014 version of Audio Cleaning Lab, just added to the Xara store. Also for the first time we now offer the Premium version, Audio & Music Lab 2014. Both titles have introductory offers which end on 30th June. Details below.

  • Don’t miss our other news, including another great selection of work in Inspirational Art. Photo & Graphic Designer owners and Designer Pro owners might want to follow us on Twitter, Facebook or G+ if you like your upgrade news hot off the press!
Our choice of images from posts on TalkGraphics and Featured Artists on the Xara Xone. - Find out more
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Our pick of Top Talk this month:
  • Check out Acorn's Minimalist Poster Challenge for June. This month's theme is based around High Noon. Can you think of a minimalist image to capture the plot, the drama or the memorable events in the film - if so, take up the challenge to provide your own minimalist poster here.

  • If that seems a bit difficult then try the June Scribble Challenge, or see if you can beat Egg Bramhill's witty take on I in the June Drop Caps Challenge.


Here's Part 2 of our movie showing how to create mobile variants of your website in Web Designer 10 Premium. If you missed Part 1 you can find it here, and another recent addition is an intro to SmartShapes.

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Creative Photo Displays with Pop-Ups for your Website
Xara Designer Pro Bundle Offer Ends Soon
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