“Now with the Cintiq Companion, I just stick it in my bag and I’m good to go. I don’t need anything else.” Dilbert creator Scott Adams is often on the move. With the Cintiq Companion, Adams has a full Windows 8 computer with all the benefits and features of a Cintiq so that he can create Dilbert while on the road and still have access to all of his business communication tools.
Web comic artist and founder of the Intervention conference, Oni Hartstein, shares the tools she uses produce her art and talks tips for those who want to start a conference.
Illustrator William Low tackled the challenge of illustrating five winter flowers for Forever US postage stamps. Low’s digital tools, such as his Cintiq 24, allowed him to be bold with color, light and composition.
Digital tools give artists countless ways to expand and improve their creative options. For San Francisco-based artist and author Sharon Steuer, that includes using a Wacom pen tablet as a starting point to weave together oil paintings, drawings, digital painting, photographs and personal artifacts to create memorable images.
No exaggeration. Glenn Ferguson is a master of his craft. How’d he get that golden nose? With talent, persistence and the right tools.
Artist, author and teacher Cher Pendarvis reveals her favorite digital tools and offers tips to other artists creating in Corel® Painter™ and Adobe Photoshop.
Combining hand drawn images with computer coding, Joshua Davis taps into a dynamic juxtaposition for creative expression.
Twenty years ago, Alex Sinclair was attending comic book events with his samples in hand. At that time, Sinclair, who now has hundreds of DC Comics titles under his belt as a colorist, was showcasing his penciling and illustration.
At Wacom, we’re honored to be associated with some of the most amazing commercial and digital fine artists, thanks to the control and pressure sensitive responsiveness provided by Wacom pen performance. Stay immersed in your creative zone.
The possibilities are many, starting with Adobe® Photoshop® or Photoshop® Elements®. But other accessible and powerful apps await, such as Autodesk® SketchBook®, Corel® Painter™, ArtRage® Studio and Anime Studio®, among others. All of these software programs are optimized for the Wacom pen.
Make something. Share it with others. Be visual. With a Wacom pen tablet and your computer, you’ll find all new ways of expressing yourself. And it’s not just for artists, but anyone who has ever had an urge to put pen to paper and see what happens.
Choosing to work with digital versus traditional is up to the individual artist, yet there are some benefits to working with digital tools.
Drawing and painting can be an intimidating, but when you put the word “digital” in front of it, it becomes doubly so. It really shouldn’t be.