Alien Skin's Eye Candy

I love this company. Not only do Alien Skin's designers produce great products, but they also have a wicked sense of humor. One of their promotional T-shirts reads, “Saturate the Industry with Freaks.” Whether or not you qualify as a freak (and I'm sure some of you do), you're going to love Eye Candy. It comes in both Macintosh and Windows flavors, and can be found at your local software store or mail-order source for about $150. You can buy it online at http://www.alienskin.com, and you can also download a demo version for free.

Some of the Eye Candy effects are probably not for everyday use, unless your day job is designing covers for a science fiction magazine. Others, however, like Bevel Boss and Shadowlab, can be very ...

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