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Wacom 2023

The latest from Wacom

Whether you’re a newcomer to digital art or a seasoned expert, a touch of creative inspiration is always welcome. Let’s plunge into the freshest updates from the Wacom Blog and explore the latest trends in the realm of digital art and design.

A brief look into the history of manga

A brief look into the history of manga

Manga and anime are popular worldwide, but originate in Japan, by ...
Nine great YouTube channels for aspiring anime and manga artists

Nine great YouTube channels for aspiring anime and manga artists

Are you an aspiring Anime artist? This post will walk through 9 great ...
Storyboarding in Unreal Engine with Praxinos and Wacom

Storyboarding in Unreal Engine with Praxinos and Wacom

Modern day storyboarding has adapted to current 3D workflows, ...

Meet the new Wacom Cintiq Pro display family: Engineered for harmony

Breakthrough performance for inspired creativity. Thanks to a feat of design, engineering, and technology, as well as advice from leading professionals, creating with Wacom Cintiq Pro is an effortless, harmonious experience. Experience full immersion from the moment of inspiration to final creation with our range of professional creative pen displays – available in three sizes to perfectly fit your workspace and every type of creative pursuit.

My art SUCKED at 19. Now Marvel, MtG, Disney, Blizzard hire me.

I began my art journey when I was 19 years old. While I aspired to attend art school in college, my portfolio led to rejection, prompting me to pursue self-guided learning. Zooming ahead two decades, I now secure contracts with major studios such as Wizards of the Coast, Disney, Marvel, and Blizzard. To an extent, I find myself declining jobs due to the demand.

Explore Wacom blog content

Across a wide spectrum of creative domains—comics, 3D art, design, illustration, photo and video editing, 2D animation, and beyond—Wacom displays and drawing tablets are the go-to for professionals. Yet, novices, enthusiasts, and those venturing into digital creation have discovered Wacom as their ideal creative companion. Explore the remarkable creations by our artists using Wacom displays and drawing tablets or access guidance, strategies, and tutorials for your upcoming creative endeavors.

A brief look into the history of manga

A brief look into the history of manga

Manga and anime are popular worldwide, but originate in Japan, by some reports as far back as the 1100s. Here is a brief history of manga.
Nine great YouTube channels for aspiring anime and manga artists

Nine great YouTube channels for aspiring anime and manga artists

Are you an aspiring Anime artist? This post will walk through 9 great YouTube channels to help you jumpstart your artistic journey.
Storyboarding in Unreal Engine with Praxinos and Wacom

Storyboarding in Unreal Engine with Praxinos and Wacom

Modern day storyboarding has adapted to current 3D workflows, involving software tools like Unreal Engine, and hardware like Wacom Cintiq Pro, to create ...
Educators: Building Your Wacom Skills to Take Full Advantage of Technology in the Classroom

Educators: Building Your Wacom Skills to Take Full Advantage of Technology in the Classroom

If you're an educator new to using creative pen tablets or displays, you need to get set up and learn how everything works. We've got you covered with ...
Artist Lynn Chen on her career, artistic process, and advice for young artists

Artist Lynn Chen on her career, artistic process, and advice for young artists

We spoke to illustrator and visual development artist Lynn Chen about her career, her artistic process, and advice for young artists.
This Creative Drawing Exercise Will Change How You Use References – with Bobby Chiu

This Creative Drawing Exercise Will Change How You Use References – with Bobby Chiu

In this guest post, artist Bobby Chiu walks through a drawing exercise that will help give a unique perspective on an always-hot topic: using references.

The power of digital ink

For millennia, humanity has harnessed ink as a means of expression and knowledge preservation – from botanical depictions on ancient cave surfaces to inscribing pivotal cultural texts. In the 20th and 21st centuries, digital ink has propelled this distinct human instinct to new heights, and leading the way is Wacom. Spearheading this innovation is Wacom's electro-magnetic resonance (EMR) technology, a creation we've tirelessly refined. Presently, creators worldwide harness Wacom technology to amplify their work through the realm of digital ink.

Wacom Intuos Pro

Wacom pen tablets

Wacom caters to nearly every creative endeavor with its diverse range of pen tablets. Ideal for newcomers or students, One by Wacom sets the perfect foundation. Bridging the gap between conventional and digital, Wacom Intuos empowers artists of all skill levels with digital drawing, painting, and photo editing capabilities. For creative professionals seeking paramount precision, performance, and productivity, Wacom Intuos Pro stands as the trusted choice.

Wacom Cintiq Pro 16

Wacom pen displays

Utilizing a Wacom pen display grants you the advantage of employing our pressure-sensitive pens directly on the screen, ensuring unparalleled control and precision. Our offerings encompass various display sizes and feature sets. Ranging from the 13” Wacom One, a portable gem tailored for beginners, to the Wacom Cintiq Pro spanning 16” to 27” – offering superior color representation, gesture controls, and customizable ExpressKeys for optimizing workflow. Across this spectrum, you'll find a Wacom pen display ready to empower the aspirations of every creator.

Keep Making History

For almost four decades, Wacom products have been your steadfast companions in giving life to your remarkable and enduring creative endeavors. Our dedication to ongoing innovation and partnership guarantees you’ll always possess the necessary tools, services, and assistance to continue crafting history. Click below to delve into our legacy and seize the opportunities and celebrations we’ve prepared for our anniversary.

Wacom 40th Anniversary