Synthetik Software has announced the release of Studio Artist 3.0, the latest version of its graphics synthesizer. Version 3.0 comes optimized for both Mac OS X and OS 9, and includes over 8 hours of QuickTime video tutorials and instructional guides. A host of new features include a new Vectorizer raster to vector synthesizer with EPS output capabilities, MSG (modular synthesized graphics) plug-in architecture, live video processing, enhanced animation capabilities, and greatly expanded image processing and Paint Synthesizer functionality. Studio Artist is available immediately for US$379.