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The Wacom Community blog is a dynamic showcase of the artists, designers, editors, and creators who inspire us every day with their creativity – like Carolina Fernandez, the illustrator & graphic designer who created the lovely work shown here.

It’s also your go-to source for tips and tricks from industry experts, whether you’re a beginner or an experienced professional. We hope it’ll provide the inspiration you need to take your creative journey to the next level.

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The latest content 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.

Create a 3D fantasy world of ancient craftsmanship and dwarven ingenuity with Iron Forge, KitBash3D’s new Kit

Create a 3D fantasy world of ancient craftsmanship and dwarven ingenuity with Iron Forge, KitBash3D’s new Kit

KitBash3D's ready-made asset Kits are a powerful resource for 3D ...
The best Wacom Early Black Friday deals for 2023

The best Wacom Early Black Friday deals for 2023

Trying to get the highest-quality gift for a loved one, while saving ...
Fostering Success Together: Seven Ways to Engage Parents and Students in Digital Arts Career and Technical Education 

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 ...

Wacom’s lightest and thinnest pen display ever

Enjoy the freedom of working wherever you feel creatively inspired with Wacom Movink OLED pen display, our lightest and thinnest pen display yet. As thin as 4mm* and weighing just 420g, Wacom Movink pen display is 55% lighter than Wacom One 13 touch and 66% thinner. Connect it to your Mac or PC, and you’ll have all the processing power you need for your professional work.

*4mm is measured at the thinnest part.

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 Wacom pen display & tablet promotions

Explore a variety of discounts and promotions for significant savings on new and refurbished Wacom products. Upgrade your creative toolkit with limited-time offers for artists, designers, and enthusiasts. Stay informed about the latest promotions on our website and through our newsletter, so you never miss a perfect deal.

Explore Wacom content

Professionals in nearly every creative field — comics, 3D art, design, illustration, editing photos or video, 2D animation, and much more – use Wacom. But beginners, hobbyists, and everyone getting into digital creation have found that Wacom is the perfect creative partner, too. Check out all of the great stuff our creators have made with Wacom, or get tips, tricks, or tutorials for your next creative project.

thINK21 Education Summit Gets off to a Creative Start

thINK21 Education Summit Gets off to a Creative Start

Wacom's taking our teacher resources to the next level with a three-day web series on how teachers can use Wacom to help students in ways no longer ...
Learn graphic design by yourself: real client brand identity project

Learn graphic design by yourself: real client brand identity project

Graphic designer Lauren Gonzalez takes you behind the scenes of a real-life brand identity project she is working on for a client and shows you her ...
Creating costume concept art for film & TV with Gina DeDomenico

Creating costume concept art for film & TV with Gina DeDomenico

Gina DeDomenico lectures on the importance of concept art in costume design for film and TV, and shares her complete workflow including her hardware ...
Behind the scenes of Bugged: a playful mixed media 3D short film

Behind the scenes of Bugged: a playful mixed media 3D short film

As a student at Ringling, animation student Doug Alberts came up with this whimsical and charming animated short.
Saint Leo University Makes Wacom Displays a Timeless Teaching Tool

Saint Leo University Makes Wacom Displays a Timeless Teaching Tool

You might have noticed Wacom Community’s been doing a lot of outreach towards teachers lately.  That’s not because we simply want to sell you stuff:  It’s ...
WacomCast com Leandro Massai – 002

WacomCast com Leandro Massai – 002

Nesse segundo episódio do Wacom Cast trouxemos um dos nossos parceiros Wacom que temos muito orgulho de trabalhar. Leandro Massai que é Ilustrador e ...
thINK 21: Rethink the classroom for a future of remote, hybrid and in person digital coursework.

thINK 21: Rethink the classroom for a future of remote, hybrid and in person digital coursework.

thINK21 offers three days of free, online professional learning to help K-20 teachers incorporate digital technologies and curriculum to inspire and ...
#ArtistaDoDia com Caramuru – O Auto da Compadecida

#ArtistaDoDia com Caramuru – O Auto da Compadecida

Caramurú Baumgartner é um artista que vem conquistando o Brasil e o mundo com suas artes. Hoje vamos falar sobre o seu trabalho para a Rede Glogo de ...
Cómo aprender a dibujar digitalmente?

Cómo aprender a dibujar digitalmente?

Parte de nuestra misión en Wacom es convertir el mundo en un lugar más creativo. No solo lo hacemos brindando la tecnología más avanzada en tinta digital, ...
An interview with Michael W. Streed aka “The SketchCop”

An interview with Michael W. Streed aka “The SketchCop”

Did I violently volunteer to interview Michael W. Streed aka “The SketchCop" when my colleague Doug Little mentioned he wanted me to meet a forensic ...
Qual é o BRUSH? Juan Calvet

Qual é o BRUSH? Juan Calvet

Olá rapaziada, meu nome é Juan Calvet, na internet mais conhecido com Calvet, e a Wacom Brasil me chamou para falar um pouco sobre meus brushs e como eu ...
WacomCast com Randall Random – 001

WacomCast com Randall Random – 001

A ideia de criar um podcast da Wacom surgiu da necessidade de se comunicar de forma clara e divertida não só com os nossos seguidores, mas também para ...

Introducing Wacom Bridge 

Historically, the tools that artists needed required them to work from studio offices. But artists want the flexibility to work where they can be most creative — not necessarily where the source files or computers are. To enable a global workforce without hindering collaboration, studios must provide artists with virtual graphics workstations that deliver similar performance and functional characteristics to the ones available to employees onsite at studio headquarters. That’s where Wacom Bridge comes in. 

Join the Wacom newsletter today and enjoy exclusive perks and a discount on your first purchase.

Sign up for the Wacom newsletter to stay updated on the latest creative inspiration, tips, tricks, and tutorials, and be one of the first to hear about upcoming sales and promotions. And when you join, you’ll receive 5% off the purchase of a display or 10% off the purchase of a tablet on the Wacom eStore. Restrictions apply.*

 

*US Only. Not valid on Cintiq Pro 17/22/27, Cintiq Pro 17/22/27 stand, Wacom One (2023) pen displays and tablets, or on-sale items.

Animation as Research, a new approach to Climate Change

The Penn Animation as Research Lab is an innovative project at the University of Pennsylvania that combines science and art to communicate emerging climate change research in a uniquely engaging way.

Wacom was proud to host PAR representatives at our 2023 Connected Ink event. Watch their presentation — and learn more about the project by clicking below.

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.

Wacom One tablet

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.

Wacom Cintiq Pro 17

Wacom pen displays

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.

Keep Making History

For nearly 40 years, you’ve relied on Wacom products to help bring your iconic and unforgettable creative expressions to life. We're committed to continued innovation and collaboration that will ensure that you have the tools, services and support to keep making history. Click below to learn more about our history, and to take advantage of all the activities and promotions we have planned for our birthday.

Wacom 40th Anniversary

Connect with Wacom on social

Curious about which program is best for drawing vector graphics in 2024? Visual artist @studio_viv has you covered! 🙌⁣
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Head to the #WacomBlog to see how Vivienne designs a book cover in Adobe Illustrator vs. Affinity Designer using Wacom One M. ✍ ⁣
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Link in bio!⁣
#wacom #design #designer #graphicdesign #vector #digitalart #artprocess⁣
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WACOM HACK UNLOCKED 🔓

Learn how to customize your pen and change the brush size in just two  steps ✍️

Discover all the amazing features about your Pen in the link in bio!

#WacomOne #WacomPen
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For a creative professional team like @parasolisland , efficiency and productivity is key to deliver the best results to their clients 🚀

For years they were using pen tablets and pen displays in combination with high-end monitors, and today they can reduce all of that into one single device: the New Wacom Cintiq Pro.

Thanks to the excellent colour accuracy of the Cintiq Pro 27, this makes a big difference on their workflow.

Get in touch with our enterprise team in the link in bio.

#WacomCintiqPro #Animation
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Exciting news for all creatives! 🚀

💫 Join Wacom at Playgrounds for a celebration of design, animation, and gaming craftsmanship! @tad.playgrounds @weareplaygrounds 

💡 Dive into artist talks, demos, screenings, and live sketching sessions.

✍️ Swing by our booth to test out our cutting-edge pen-displays and tablets, meet Wacom experts, and pick up some pro tips!

Meet us in:
📅 Eindhoven (April 18th-19th)
📅  Berlin, DE (May 25th-26th)

For more info visit @tad.playgrounds 💫

#Wacom #Playgrounds #CreativeCommunity
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🌀 City Doodling: Amsterdam edition 🚲

This time creativity strikes us directly from the Amsterdam canals in the hands of @fragileart 💫

#Doodling #Creativeinspiration #MadeWitjwacom
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Two ways of scrolling in the same display ✍️👀

Which one is your favourite move? 👇

Customize your Wacom One and see where it takes you!

#WacomOne #WacomPen #CreativeInspiration
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We chat with @adansilvart, illustrator and artist who has been working in branding & illustration projects for different brands. 🚀

Join us while Adan shares insights into his creative journey and the vital role Wacom products has played in his career. ❤️

#ArtistInterview #illustration #DigitalArt
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Today, we celebrate World Pencil Day 🎉

Wacom has been at the forefront of innovation, creating a digital pen that allows you to bring all your creations to life and have thousands of colors and textures in a single pen. ✍️

One of the features we love most about our Wacom One is that you can use any Wacom pen or any compatible pen with it.

Have you tried any of these? Let us know in the comments. 👇

Check out our special offers in the link in bio!

#WorldPencilDay #WacomOne
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Friday with F like Finished work 💫

We want to see your finished pieces, feel fry to join our artwork chain using the hashtag #MadewithWacom 🚀

How are you ending the week?

#MadewithWacom #CreativeInspiration
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Bedtime stories by @nlanzillo 📚😴⁣
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It’s so cool to see all you can do in 3D and animation using the #CintiqPro27 🚀⁣
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#MadebyWacom in a #CintiqPro27
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