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The best design magazine subscription deals in 2022

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Now is the perfect time to increase your reading, both for pleasure and to up your creative skills. Creative Bloq is the online presence for two industry leading magazines – Imagine FX and 3D World – and you'll save you money on a subscription. 

You can save up to 68 per cent on the usual RRP of a magazine when you subscribe. There's never been a better time to dive in.

Which magazine is right for you? Well, if you're potty about digital painting and drawing, Imagine FX will be a real treat, while CG artists will love 3D World. Keep reading to find out more about the amazing offers available right now, plus more information on exactly what you'll find in each magazine. 

The best design magazine subscription deals

ImagineFX

ImagineFX is the leading title for digital artists. Its 13 issues per year offer exclusive inspiration, advice and interviews with some of the world's leading artists, and as a subscriber, you'll get access to every single issue, direct to your door or device!

3D World

3D World is an unmissable magazine for CG artists, or anyone interested in the world of VFX. It offers unrivalled behind-the-scenes access into the making of films, plus top tips and in-depth tutorials

If you love to draw and paint, a subscription to ImagineFX is essential. The number one magazine for digital artists, ImagineFX is overflowing with inspirational content, which includes:

  • Unrivalled step-by-step know-how from professional artists and illustrators.
  • Video workshops and custom brushes
  • Unmissable insight into the art of video games, film, manga, animation, comics and so much more!
  • The finest showcase of the best art from around the world.
  • Interviews and features with leading artists in their field.
  • The latest software and hardware news, reviews books and training.

If you love the added dimension of 3D, then 3D World magazine is the one for you. This quality magazine covers everything you need to know about what's hot in the industry right now, from animation and VFX, to games and arch-viz. 

In every issue of 3D World, you'll find:

  • Practical guides to help you create amazing artwork and animation.
  • Tips and advice from pros in the fields of CGI, movies and gaming and more.
  • In-depth reviews and reporting of tomorrow's trends and industry news.

The best photo magazine subscription deals

As well as our design magazines, we also publish great magazines for photographers too…

Digital Camera

Digital Camera is the definitive guide to digital photography. Every issue comes packed with expert advice, in-depth tutorials, free gifts and inspirational images. Digital Camera has the sole aim of helping you become a better photographer. 

Digital Photographer

Whether you're a part-time amateur or a full-time professional, Digital Photographer aims to challenge and motivate you to take your best shots. Our in-depth features are designed to take your photography to the next level - and this is a great gift for anyone who wants more inspiration for their picture taking. 

With our titles publishing 13 issues per year, a magazine subscription really is the gift that keeps on giving – whether for yourself, partner, friend or family member. 

The magazines above are sister brands to Creative Bloq meaning they're staffed by experts in their field, and deliver a great mix of tutorials, interviews, galleries, reviews and inspiration in every issue. 

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Ian Dean is Art and Design Channel Editor at Creative Bloq. Ian is the former editor of many leading magazines, including digital art focused ImagineFX magazine and leading video game title Official PlayStation Magazine. With over 25 years' experience in both print and online journalism, Ian has worked on many leading video game and digital art brands. With a passion for video games and art, Ian combines his loves to bring the latest news on NFTs, video game art and tech, and more to Creative Bloq. In his spare time he doodles in Corel Painter, ArtRage, and Rebelle while finding time to play Xbox and PS5.