Sam Yang shows you how to draw, and keep drawing, faces

These tutorials, from Sam Yang, are very basic: how to draw faces. They are simple and straightforward enough for a total beginner to grasp.

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.

The complete guide to Adobe Photoshop brushes, Part 1: The toolbar

Want to master the use of Photoshop brushes? This is part 1 of a 4 part series that will give you a comprehensive understanding on using Photoshop brushes.

How Marco Bucci became a pro artist without going to art school

Marco Bucci reveals how he became a professional artist, despite not attending formal art school, and gives you some ideas of how you can pursue your own creative passions even if art school is not in your future plans.

How to design characters for animation: 3 tips from a pro, from School of Motion

Three simple tips to help elevate your character design skills to the next level and make them animation ready, from the pros at School of Motion.

Eunbi Kang’s digital painting process using photo references on Wacom Cintiq 16

Visual development artist and illustrator Eunbi Kang walks us through her process for using photo references when painting digitally on her Wacom Cintiq 16.

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 these intermediate tutorials.

Fostering Success Together: Seven Ways to Engage Parents and Students in Digital Arts Career and Technical Education 

Seven effective strategies for involving parents and students in digital arts CTE programs to foster a supportive and enriching learning environment. 

Connected Ink Recap: The PAR Lab’s innovative climate change animation project

The Penn Animation as Research Lab combines science and art to communicate emerging research related to climate change in a uniquely engaging way.

Connected Ink: How the PAR Lab is using Wacom devices to create an innovative science communication project

The Penn Animation as Research Lab combines science and art to communicate emerging research related to climate change in a uniquely engaging way.

Creative careers of the future, and the education and skills required to pursue them 

In this blog post, we’ll explore how specialized tools, such as Wacom devices, have become indispensable assets for a variety of creative careers.

The top five online learning resources for aspiring artists

It’s crucial to learn from more experienced artists to sharpen your skills. That’s why we’ve pulled together these five great resources for aspiring artists.

How to solve drawing problems in digital painting, with Proko

Discover the process of transforming sketches into stunning digital paintings using Adobe Photoshop in this tutorial by Jon Neimeister.

Creativity Camp: Strengthening your photo observational skills with Bea Lubas

We spoke with Beata Lubas in advance of her upcoming Creativity Camp webinar about her work, what aspiring photographers should know, and what to expect from the webinar.

How to magically change the focus of photos in Photoshop with Colin Smith

In this tutorial Colin Smith, the creator of PhotoshopCAFE, shows you a powerful way to change the depth of field and blur the background of a photo in Adobe Photoshop.

Behind the scenes of a 3D art career with artist and KitBash3D Head of Kits Mike Reese

We spoke with Mike Reese, KitBash3D’s Head of Kits, about the journey he took to work in the 3D art industry, why he’s been using Wacom products for two decades, and what he likes about their latest Kit, Atompunk. 

How to use Fluid Paint in Corel Painter 2023

Fluid paint is the newest brush technology in Corel Painter 2023. Compared to legacy brushes, fluid paint strokes don’t automatically build up to a...

Exaggerate your animation using squash and stretch in After Effects

In this informative School of Motion tutorial, learn how to make your animation come alive using squash and stretch in Adobe animation software After Effects.

The best way to practice drawing, with digital artist Sam Yang

Some of the best ways to practice drawing is to go back to the basics. Learn how using a sketchbook to practice drawing can improve your art.

How to design simple 3D characters in Cinema 4D with Marina Nakagawa

Having trouble completing your charter design from start to finish? In this post you’ll learn how to design a simple 3D character in Cinema 4D!

Etherington Bros’ Comics Crash Course #4: Storytelling through character design

Want to learn to draw comics? The Etherington Bros have created hundreds of free tutorials and resources. Here’s a preview — how to tell a story through character design.

Creativity Camp: Finding Your Creative Style with Maggie Chan

We spoke with Maggie Chan in advance of her upcoming Creativity Camp webinar about her work, choosing a style, and what to expect from the webinar.

Wacom partners with Sisler High’s CREATE program for an empowering comic project

See the impact Wacom products have in the lives of CREATE program students as they move towards their goal of becoming professional artists.

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.

Creativity Camp: Simplifying Shape Design with Stan Prokopenko

We spoke with Stan Proko in advance of his upcoming Creativity Camp webinar about his work, teaching art, and what to expect during the event.

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The power of digital ink

Humans have been using ink for thousands of years to express ourselves and preserve knowledge – from plant-based paintings on cave walls to writing and illustrating foundational cultural manuscripts. In the 20th and 21st centuries, digital ink has taken this uniquely human impulse to the next level, with Wacom at the forefront. Wacom created the electro-magnetic resonance (EMR) technology that powers our devices, and we’ve been perfecting it ever since. Today, creatives worldwide use Wacom technology to empower their work through the use of digital ink.

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Wacom pen tablets

Wacom has a pen tablet for nearly every creative pursuit. One by Wacom is perfect for the beginner or student. Wacom Intuos bridges the gap between traditional and digital, empowering digital drawing, painting, and photo editing for creatives of all levels. The new Wacom One pen tablets are convenient and customizable. And Wacom Intuos Pro is trusted by creative professionals who need the ultimate in precision, performance, and productivity.

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With a Wacom pen display, you use our pressure-sensitive pens directly on the screen for ultimate control and accuracy. Available in a range of display sizes and feature sets – from the 13” display of Wacom One, portable and perfect for beginners, to the Wacom Cintiq Pro in sizes from 16” to 27”, with best-in-class color, gesture controls, and ExpressKeys for customization – there's a Wacom pen display to empower every creator’s wildest dreams.

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Creative challenge💡

Take a walk and see where creativity takes you 👀

Share your city doodling with the hashtag #MadewithWacom so we can feature you! ❤️

By illustrator @adansilvart with a #WacomOne 13” touch 💫

#Doodling #Creativeinspiration
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@parasolisland stands out in the creative industry for producing visually stunning and high-quality content. Achieving unparalleled quality and operational efficiency in their wide-ranging projects is their top priority. 🌟

Learn how the Cintiq Pro family enhances the workflows of creatives like @philippestalla (animation director), ‌Harry Fast (lead animator), Sebastian Krätzer (video editor), and @julioklenker (motion graphics expert).

The Cintiq Pro color accuracy feature is vital for their editing tasks, and the 4k display’s accuracy, combined with the convenience of a unified device, significantly boosts productivity at every creative level. ✨

Choose the best tool for your team! Link in bio.

#WacomCintiqPro #CintiqPro17 #CintiqPro22 #CintiqPro27
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Ever wondered how Creative Director & Concept artist @darekzabrocki achieves his stunning visuals? 💥

With his extensive background working on significant film and game industry projects for clients like Disney, Netflix, Sony, and EA, Darek’s insights are truly invaluable. Some of the franchises he’s contributed to include Planet of the Apes, Love Death + Robots, Assassin’s Creed, Call of Duty, Sonic, and many more.
In this exclusive interview, we deep dive into his journey using Wacom products for over 17 years. Find out how these tools have been an integral part of his workflow, boosting speed, precision, and creative freedom. ✍🏻

Get ready to be inspired with this enlightening conversation! Watch the full interview and unlock a world of artistic inspiration. 🚀

#ConceptArt #CreativeJourney #Wacom
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Sometimes you just need to let the sketch rest for a while ✍️

Challenge: Try to update one of your first sketches and let’s see what happens 😉

Share the final result with the hashtag #MadewithWacom so we can see your MAGIC 💫

Created by illustrator @adansilvart using the New #WacomOne 13” touch 🌀

#Sketching #CreativeInspiration
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Twenty ways of drawing a tree with @lplucas 🌲🌳🌴⁣
#MadeWithWacom
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🌿 Dive into the enchanting world of botanical beauty!

Watch this mesmerising video showing nature’s artistry in every petal and leaf #MadeWithWacom by illustrator @adansilvart 🌸

#BotanicalComposition#NatureInspired #WacomOne
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A little Valentine's how-to with @thebunbunshopofficial 🍓🐇🌸
Did you make any fun Valentine's creations? Tag em #madewithwacom ❤️
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Part 2 of turning people watching into character sketching. ✍️

Where are your favorite spots to draw? ☕️

#Sketching #Coffee
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Sketching at cafés is one of life’s little pleasures ☕️

#Sketching #Coffee
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There’s beauty in the process. Enjoy! ✨
#MadeWithWacom
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Creative fight 🥊

Challenge: Drawing a pet in 10 minutes 🐶 🐱

Vote for the winner in the comments 👇

#Creativebattle #creativechallenge
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