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Get Christmas wrapped up with a design mag subscription that keeps on giving!

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Looking for a great deal on a creative magazine that arrives through your door every month? Then this Christmas subscription deal is the perfect solution! A magazine makes a great gift, as the recipient gets something every month to remind them of you.

Getting a magazine is a great way to help improve your creative skills, get inspired by other people's work, and learn new skills. 

There's a great range of titles on offer, covering digital arts, 3D art, and photography – just choose the right one for the creative person in your life (or for yourself), and choose when you want your subscription to start, and where you want it sent to. You can choose a printed issue delivered to your mailbox – or opt for a digital version (or both!)

The best design magazine subscription deals

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.

ImagineFX

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

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

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

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. 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

Ian Dean is Digital Arts Editor on Creative Bloq and the Editor of ImagineFX magazine. With over 25 years' experience in both print and online journalism, Ian has worked on many leading video game and digital art brands, including Official PlayStation Magazine, 3D World and GamesRadar. With a passion for video games and art, Ian combines his interests to run ImagineFX, the world's leading digital art magazine for fantasy, sci-fi, video game, film, and animation artists. In his spare time he doodles in Corel Painter, teaches himself ZBrush, and plays PS5.