Bundle Of Joya

Be prepared: you might want to adopt a dog yourself after reading this post Israeli illustrator, comic book artist and self-described pizza lover, Erez Zadok draws witty and relatable illustrations about the everyday joys of raising his female dog, Joya. “Joya makes me laugh and makes my life happier. I figured there must be a […]

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Jimmy Craig

They Can Talk: A hilarious compilation of 100 animal cartoons

Comic illustrator, Jimmy Craig, the “cat friend” in this video recently published They Can Talk, a hardcover compilation of 100 of his clever, colorful and original comics that give an inside look into the inner thoughts of creatures from across the animal kingdom, from misunderstood sharks and trouble-making bears, to the often complicated relationship between […]

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Basics of Wacom Pen Pressure Sensitivity

Pressure-sensitive features are built right into Photoshop — you just have to know where to find them. When you installed the driver software that came with your Wacom Pen Display or Pen Tablet, all the pressure-sensitive features within Photoshop became available to you. Still, even experienced users don’t necessarily know where these features are. So […]

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Senor Pelo

Enjoying the Chaotic Ride with Señor Pelo

When you are better known by your YouTube persona “Señor Pelo” (Mr. Hair), than your real name, you know you’re one of the lucky folks who consistently has good hair days. Nix that, incredible hair days. Glorious hair days. Diana-Ross-in-the-1960s-hair days. Separated at birth? The superbly-coiffed David Axel Cazares Casanova (Señor Pelo), is a freelance […]

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Creativity Creates a Scare in the Short Film, Ayuda

It all started with a couple of Macbook Pros and a Cintiq… In November of 2017, Director Patrick Mason and crew made the long, tumultuous trek into the cold, dark woods of Front Royal, VA to shoot an independent short film simply titled, Ayuda. The film, which focuses on two day-laborers who are hired to […]

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Analogue Loaders

Analogue Loaders: A short film by Raphael Vangelis

Analogue Loaders from Raphael Vangelis on Vimeo. Raphael Vangelis is a London-based director who specializes in design-driven animation projects ranging from short films and music videos to TV commercials. He describes himself as an experimenter who is guided by a process, but not married to a system. He is fluent across a variety of mediums: […]

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15 Easy Tips for Better Sunrise Photography

Professional photographer, Anton Gorlin, strives to capture the essence of the moment, and the beauty and wealth of shapes and forms in his photographs. Originally from the Ukraine, Anton currently lives in Sydney, Australia where he runs a successful photography studio specializing in both real estate and landscape photography. Anton has over 200 real estate […]

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Behind the Mask

Christiana Broughton unveils the life of a costume designer   Christiana Broughton, a.k.a. Aunum (the Wampanoag Native American Language word for ‘dog’), is a costume designer, illustrator, animal lover, and Halloween aficionado who’s eager to share her creations with the world and along the way, help others convert their concepts and visions into reality through […]

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7 Digital Painting Mistakes

7 Digital Painting Sins

Whether you’re new to the world of digital painting, or are struggling to perfect your craft, you’ll appreciate this video on what NOT to do (and conversely WHAT do to) to make your digital paintings convey your unique personal style.

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Create Your Perfect Digital Signature in Photoshop

Have you ever wished to add your signature to your images? In this tutorial from Unmesh Dinda of PiXimperfect, you’ll learn how to use brush smoothing in Photoshop along with pressure sensitivity and pen tilt in your Wacom tablet to create beautiful signatures for branding, watermarks, or simply adding your personal flourish to your work.

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March of Robots! has Arrived

March is finally here and NCAA college basketball is not the only game in town. Yes, it’s time for the MARCH of ROBOTS!, sponsored by Wacom and Graphixly, a fun sketch challenge created by DaCosta Bayley of Chocolate Soop studio in Vancouver, Canada. First started in October of 2012 and called #Botober, the original goal […]

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I Forced Myself to Use a Wacom and It Changed My Life

Thanks to peer pressure, eight years ago, I purchased a Wacom Intuos Pro tablet. A handful of photographers and retouchers I admired were using tablets to edit photos and I was intrigued enough to hit the buy button on Amazon. The tablet arrived two days later, but within 24 hours of use, it was packed […]

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Make Art

Making Art is as Easy as…. Whaaaaaat?!

There’s a new accessory on the market and it’s a game changer for digital artists. It’s called the Make Art button and we’ve asked some of our favorite Wacom friends to give it a whirl. Animation pro, Evan Burse from Cartoon Block Character designer and illustrator, Joel Santana, the Mad Hattr Darlene Nguyen, creator of […]

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Wacom Cintiq 16 review

Test Driving the Cintiq 16 with Pro Illustrator Tad Carpenter

I should start by sharing that I have never used a tablet to draw with in my life. Never. No, seriously, I have never drawn on any kind of tablet before. I am slightly embarrassed about this as a professional designer and illustrator. To say I was nervous to finally try one might be an […]

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Wacom Cintiq 16

Hear What People Are Saying About Wacom Cintiq 16

Artists are loving the new Wacom Cintiq 16 Wacom Cintiq 16 is a creative pen display designed to help you make your imagination come to life in rich color and sharp detail. It comes with the super-responsive Pro Pen 2 – so you can create with incredible control and high accuracy and offers the familiar […]

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The artistry of Anna Aspnes

Why Size Matters Not

Larger tablets may be the more ostentatious choice with all the ‘shiny’ gadgetry they offer, but smaller tablets with their ease of use, shorter learning curve and less intrusive ‘footprint,’ will always be my preference.

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Wacom y el diseño de moda digital

El año pasado empezamos a ver que muchos de nuestros seguidores compartían sus diseños de moda en línea. El trabajo de estos artistas nos pareció realmente inspirador, ya que demuestra el dominio del detalle técnico, el dibujo, el manejo del color, las proporciones, el movimiento del cuerpo humano, y muchas cosa más. Estos artistas realmente […]

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Ethan draws on Wacom Cintiq Pro 166

Ethan Castillo’s Super Spidey Sense

Wacom has exhibited at San Diego Comic Con for many years, and we’ve had the privilege of being located adjacent to Artist’s Alley, where we can overlook the booths of artists displaying all the amazing art they have created. One particular artist, Ethan Castillo, caught our eye because of his talent, enthusiasm and youth. Now […]

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Digital Inking Basics

Digital Inking Basics in CLIP STUDIO PAINT

Good inking means paying attention to your line widths/weights and knowing when to use a bold stroke and when to use a feather light touch. Different kinds of inking styles lead to different effects.

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Draw off

BuzzFeed’s Draw-Off Segment Draws a Crowd

BuzzFeed’s Draw-Off is a light-hearted drawing competition show where two artists sit face-to-face and compete in a series of drawing challenges – including drawing famous characters from memory. Sounds easy, right? Wrong!!

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Later Alligator

Later Alligator: A Q&A with the Small-Buteras

Later Alligator is among the highest-rated Steam titles at an almost unheard of 98%, with reviewers praising its innovative take on the genre and its “cute and quirky” humor. Pardon the cliche, but that phrase was made for this game: It’s adorable, it doesn’t have a single serious moment and it was made on Wacom devices.

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Lynn Chen

Playing with light, color and corgis. The artistry and whimsy of Lynn Chen.

This might sound strange, I like drawing on a Cintiq because I don’t feel the Cintiq… I mean, as a tool, the Cintiq is very well designed and super functional. When creating an image, it serves everything I need. It just works, makes the creative process natural and smooth. I love the fact that Cintiq gives me the urge to draw and create something fun.

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¿Un obsequio de creatividad? Está esperándote adentro en la caja!

¿Cuántas veces has comprado algo con ganas de utilizarlo ya solo para descubrir que el producto venía sin pilas? Tu emoción inicial se desvanece, demorada por la búsqueda en cajones y gabinetes o incluso yendo a la tienda para comprar un paquete de pilas AA. Con los productos Wacom de está temporada de vacaciones, no […]

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Um presente de criatividade? Está na caixa.

Quantas vezes você comprou alguma coisa, ansioso para colocá-la em uso, mas na hora descobriu que ela vinha sem bateria? Sua animação inicial desvanece devido ao atraso causado por uma busca em armários ou por uma ida ao mercado para comprar um pacote de pilhas. Com os produtos Wacom neste fim de ano, você não […]

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Wacom at Adobe MAX – To Live and Draw in LA

Adobe’s annual partner event, Adobe MAX, is taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center, November 4th – 6th, and Wacom is providing people with some fun, entertaining and educational ways to help celebrate digital content creation. Think of all the amazing art, designs and photographs that have been created with Adobe software and Wacom […]

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Making Your Wacom Intuos Mobile. Introducing Android Compatibility.

As of November 5th, 2019, you can now create with your Wacom Intuos pen tablet whenever and wherever your creative inspiration hits. Wacom Intuos (CTL4100 and CTL 6100 models) is now compatible with select Android smartphones and tablets using Android OS (6.0 or later). We are currently working on expanding our comparability to as many […]

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Tornando sua Wacom Intuos móvel. Introduzindo compatibilidade com Android.

A partir de 5 de novembro de 2019, você agora pode criar com sua mesa digitalizadora Wacom Intuos onde e quando sua inspiração criativa aparecer. A Wacom Intuos (modelos CTL4100 e CTL 6100) agora é compatível com smartphones e tablets Android usando o Android OS (6.0 ou posteriores). Estamos atualmente trabalhando na expansão da nossa […]

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The One Thing You Need in a Tablet

January is Month One, dedicated to the Wacom One.   Released January 7th, the new version is a drawing monitor—our lowest-priced yet, offering all Wacom’s build quality for half the cost of a Cintiq.  All the art for this article was done on it. Bear in mind that this is different from the One By Wacom, […]

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How to Beat Anxiety and Get Started Drawing

Procrastinators tend to self-deprecate by saying they’re just lazy: especially artists, who are haunted by the stereotype of laziness wherever we go. But more likely, it’s actually fear. And we know the scientific cause: Your right amygdala.

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Raahat Kaduji’s Wacom One Illustration Process

“I spent much of my childhood amongst trees, pencils and paper,” says British-Indian illustrator, animal rights activist, and self-described “woodland walker” Raahat Kaduji. “I’ve always had an affinity with nature, but if I wasn’t outside in the woods with friends, building dens and climbing trees, I was inside turning my daydreams into collages and penciled […]

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What is the best tablet when working from home

Which Wacom is Best for Working from Home?

The Wacom crew is a lucky bunch: we get to work with you fabulous artists every day. And we also do a fair bit of working remotely, whether that’s from home or from various secret spots in the actual office. All of us carry a Wacom device with us wherever we go so we have […]

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Wacom Software Offers

Anyone who purchases a new Wacom Intuos, Wacom Intuos Pro, Wacom One, Wacom Cintiq and Wacom Cintiq Pro are eligible to partake in this offer. A valid Wacom ID and product registration is required to access/download software. Here’s what comes with each Wacom product purchase:   Wacom Intuos Creative Pen Tablets Corel® Painter® Essentials™ 7: Create blank […]

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How to Take Care of Yourself When Working From Home

Header: Ideal Quarantine by Miss Holly French Twitter’s biggest art meme right now is #coronamaison, or “corona home.” Started by bestselling comic artist Pénélope Bagieu, the challenge is to take this template— —And draw your dream room to ride out the quarantine in. So the illustrations today will be from this hashtag, to showcase their incredible […]

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Working from Home, Remote Learning and Teaching with Wacom

While we are all staying home to save lives, we are adjusting to a new reality of home-based everything from eating to exercise to work and school. Many companies encourage employees to work from home, for the first time. Schools are closed, challenging teachers and students to find new ways to teach or learn from […]

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Why Adobe Premiere Pro and Wacom Displays are the Perfect Video Editing Pair

Video editing requires patience, creativity and some more patience. During the editing process, it is the editor’s ultimate goal to enter that relaxed, creative place called “flow.” Sandwiched between those states of flow, issues with a lack of precision or  non-ergonomic workspaces can create frustration or discomfort. Wacom display devices can help. Two Key Pieces […]

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Edvard the Hermit

Evard The Hermit: Through Fears

Creator Roman Gritsuk is a self-taught artist and coder who’s passionate about visual arts and animation. In his day job, Roman makes videos and banner ads for an Estonian financial company, but in his free time, he’s working to bring Evard the Hermit to life.

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MerMay Profile: Tom Bancroft

Header image from Lipscomb University Tom Bancroft is the creator of MerMay and the head judge of our end-of-the-month contest.  Many of our contributors this year have worked for Disney, but he’s the one who’s done it most extensively, working in some capacity on most of their movies of the ‘90s.  Notable accomplishments include designing […]

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MerMay Profile: Pernille Ørum

Header from Twitter: Credit to Pernille, Sebastian Spasic, and Adobe Pernille Ørum is one of those artists whose very resume blows you away:  She practically hit the ground running as a world-class character designer out of college, working for Disney, Warner Brothers, and Dreamworks; went on to concept for movies and TV; and drew a […]

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