Haley Newsome, from the insanely popular YouTube channel, LavenderTowne, hilariously describes the strange superpowers that you develop after you become an artist (beyond the obvious super drawing power). Watch the […]
Haley Newsome, from the insanely popular YouTube channel, LavenderTowne, hilariously describes the strange superpowers that you develop after you become an artist (beyond the obvious super drawing power). Watch the […]
Glitter makeup and beauty retouching by Daryna Barykina “To narrate a story and invite the viewer into my world is my life’s greatest passion,” states Daryna Barykina, a beauty- and […]
Creating Worlds for the Entertainment Industry Multidisciplinary artist and art director, Nick Hiatt, has a special superpower: world building. You may have seen his fantastic landscapes in some of the […]
Black River Studio’s Senior game artist, Ricardo Bess, works primarily on the studio’s mobile and VR games. As senior game artist, he’s responsible for bringing the art styles envisioned by […]
Joe admits that his first experiences at this new career were challenging. “I fiddled around with some ideas and frankly my coloring was awful. I lacked the patience, experience and tool skills to take my work to the level it would need to be. Around this time, I had finished my first book and hired a colorist. I was impressed with her work and asked her what tools she used, and she suggested I try a Wacom tablet. It was love at first sight!”
(and how Mark Parisi started to write books) To do this story justice, we’ll let Mark Parisi, author, cartoonist and all-around-funny-guy tell the story in his own words. Anything […]
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 […]
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 […]
“Sketch” and “paper” go together like peanut butter and jelly, coffee and cream, and Sonny and Cher. (Okay, bad example.) But the next-generation of sketching uses a Wacom stylus and […]
There are two different brush tools in Illustrator: The Paintbrush Tool and the “Blob Brush Tool”. Both possess unique behaviors, which are beneficial for different approaches to drawing. The Paintbrush […]
Follow along with Darlene’s step-by-step tutorial Have you ever wanted to brush up on your illustration skills but didn’t really know where to start? Are you frustrated with your […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
All faces are different, but qualities of our faces age in similar ways. Drawing a face through the stages of aging is one part imagination, one part observation. Natalie Murry, digital […]
Adobe® Illustrator® and Intuos Pro deliver clean, extendable graphics providing professional designers and illustrators with a better way to create.
Learn from Photoshop guru, Unmesh Dinda of PiXimperfect, in this video that teaches you how to enhance and retouch lips to make them pop.
I once heard that there are 4,000 keyboard shortcuts in Photoshop. Now I’ve never counted them all, but I can say from personal experience that there are definitely hundreds. Still, […]
Unless you have a side hustle animating the latest Pixar movie, chances are, as a product design or CAD professional, you haven’t heard of Wacom. What you may know, however, […]
The possibilities are many, starting with Adobe® Photoshop®. But other accessible and powerful apps await, such as Autodesk® SketchBook®, Corel® Painter™, ArtRage® and Clip Studio Paint Pro, among others. All […]
We don’t know about you, but we think Valentine’s Day card designs need more personality. We’re over the safe and tried messages Hallmark feeds us. We want passion. We want […]
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.
The key to efficiency is mastering a consistent workflow when retouching. When you are consistent, it becomes muscle memory. Not only is the work faster but the output is uniform and a set of images will all have the same toning and look.
In this video, Ross Tran from Ross Draws puts Wacom Cintiq 16 through its paces while creating a special illustration of Sloan, one of the characters from his new book, Nima.
Photoshop master, Unmesh Dinda, from PiXimperfect does it again in his video on Shaping the Light with Creative Color Grading. Watch the video to see how he creates his magic with Photoshop and a Wacom Intuos Pro tablet.
The Wacom Intuos Pro replaced remorse with creative freedom, empowering me to produce an image even better than I had planned.
Darlene Nguyen from Rapid Fire Art puts her analog drawing skills to the test on a Wacom Cintiq Pro 16 where she takes on a realism drawing challenge (originally created by Mark Crilley), and restricts her digital toolbox.
This video tutorial from Darlene Nguyen of Rapid Fire Art guides you through the intricate steps of designing a realistic eye from scratch.
You’ve seen them standing there with their easels on windswept cliffs and windswept beaches and windswept botanical gardens, quietly capturing the scene with their paints. And you want to be […]
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 […]
When you’re fresh out of school it can be challenging to get your foot in the door of a company that can help you grow your creative career. Hervé Piton, veteran artist and Head of Games at London-based Peak Labs, has written a helpful article based on his recent experiences that may help you to land your own dream job.
Wacom is surrounded by creativity, so it should come as no surprise that one of Wacom’s own, Elizabeth Rhodes, is about to launch a new children’s book that creatively approaches the subject of feminism. She hopes Feminism is for Boys teaches parents and their children, both genders, that embracing feminism is important for all concerned.
Unmesh Dinda from PiXimperfect has created this fantastic video on setting up your Wacom tablet for retouching in Photoshop.
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 […]
Drawing an ear seems complicated because of the lumps, valleys and folds, but when you learn to simplify its basic shapes, you’ll see that it’s not so difficult after all.
Our favorite IT security manager and tech reviewer, John Ferry from the YouTube channel Create Now Sleep Later reviews the newest addition to the Wacom Pro Pen lineup – the Wacom Pro Pen slim and compares it to the Pro Pen 2 and Pro Pen 3D.
Tom Bancroft, animator, character designer, instructor and Father of MerMay, shares his tips on drawing different styles of mermaids.
Unlock the power of pressure sensitivity in your Wacom Tablet to remove blemishes super fast in Photoshop.
The 2019 Game Developer’s Conference (GDC) kicked off yesterday in San Francisco and the Wacom team is already there connecting with developers and artists. Hopefully they’re also learning from all […]
En 2001, Wacom respondió a las solicitudes de los clientes sobre una tableta digitalizadora que fuera tan fácil de usar como el lápiz y el papel, pero con todas las […]
Dani Diamond shares what he’s learned over the years on how to make a subject feel comfortable in front of the camera and capture those poses and expressions effectively.
In this quick and fun video tutorial, Darlene Nguyen from Rapid Fire Art shows you how to create all sorts of unique lips starting with just a straight line or even just a squiggle.
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 […]
Adam Wallenta and his six year-old son, Makana create an all-ages comic book on a Wacom Cintiq Pro
Darlene Nguyen from Rapid Fire Art has been churning out drawing tutorials in er… a rapid fire way, so we thought we’d start compiling them into a Mini Drawing course […]
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.
There’s something about the month of May. The smell of spring flowers, the warming temperatures and the anticipation of summer. May also marks the National Cartoonists Society’s (NCS) annual Reuben […]
Creative blocks. We’ve all been there. We challenged Instagram famous corgi lover and story artist, Jane Kim, to illustrate the types of thinking she employs to get herself over a creative hurdle.
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 […]
Manga/comic artist and creator of Maiden in Disguise, Bitsy Tandem, made this video on how to draw chibi mermaids and highlights her process in making these cuties in the hopes that it helps beginners to develop their own style.
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 […]
We’ve all tried to cut out a person’s image in Photoshop to replace the background with another. Photoshop does a grand job of it when the subject is on a […]
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.
In this superb video tutorial, Darlene Nguyen from Rapid Fire Art, shows you the techniques she uses to convey happy or surprised expressions in her portrait
Unmesh Dinda, the wizard behind the YouTube phenomenon PiXimperfect shows us a simple technique to fix and remove distracting shadows in Photoshop.
Allison Olivia Moon enjoys documenting life and capturing its fleeting magical and beautiful moments. She’s a modern-day artist and content producer who’s inspired by nature, magic, and fashion. Living in […]
Corey Barker of Master FX training shows you how you can set up your Wacom Intuos Pro tablet as an editing station for doing motion graphics in After Effects.
The artist alley is the unsung highlight of any comic or anime convention. For those of you unfamiliar with them, that’s the part of the sales floor where artists sell prints and crafts—both fanart and their original properties—and take commissions for custom pieces.
As comics pros Brad Guigar and Dave Kellett will tell you, cartoonists just work better on a Wacom. These two Eisner-nominated pros have been making a living with their Cintiqs for over a decade, […]
Every year in July close to 200,000 people set out on a pilgrimage to the holiest of comics and cosplay sites on the planet – Comic-Con International in San Diego, […]
Artist and animator, Evan Burse shows how he uses his Hulk statue as reference to create an action pose when drawing on his Wacom Cintiq Pro 24.
Alexis Patterson, a recently-graduated freelance artist, shows how she’d design a cute vs a scary dragon.
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!!
Content: we’re all making it. Whether it’s a Facebook update calling out our high school best friend for that series of hair mistakes, to brands who are constantly pushing authentic-seeming […]
Butch Hartman gives us a look inside the makings of Timmy Turner by drawing the bones of this popular character.
Without digital pens, which are the modern wands of today’s magicians, we would still be using the mouse ; one click at a time, to create art. And some artists still do. But the functionality of the digital pen, has revolutionized the creative field.
Digital painter, Patrick La Montagne, was recently faced with an ethical dilemma. After finishing this painting of a white tiger, he learned that wildlife conservation groups were against the breeding of this beautiful animal. Learn how he solved this dilemma and successfully salvaged this wonderful piece of art.
More than 3,000 attendees and 250 of the best artists from the animation, live-action, illustration, and gaming industries are coming together September 6-8 in Pasadena, CA to kick off the first annual LightBox Expo, […]
Photoshop Wizard, RC Concepcion shows how to maximize the functionality of your Wacom Intuos Pro tablet to save you time and make your editing process more streamlined.
You know your Wacom Intuos Pro tablet is essential for editing your photos, but did you also know that it could make your workflow smoother in Adobe Premiere?
Many of us have a favorite tool for making selections. Some of the tools work great when the selection is easy to make, but what if the object you want to select is against a complex background? RC Concepcion shows you why you should go to more than one tool to increase your accuracy.
Photographer and Photoshop expert, RC Concepcion, shares some fundamental tips on optimizing your brushes for photo retouching.
Ross Tran wanted to thoroughly explore the process of producing a book. In doing so, he created his first publication, Bloom, Volume One, a 64-page volume of stunning paint sketches featuring work never before seen on his social accounts.
Call for entries: Animation Dance-Off We are thrilled to announce a call for entries for our Animation Dance-Off during LightBox Expo 2019, sponsored by Wacom and Toon Boom. The Animation Dance-Off […]
Artist and Wacom blog contributor, CS Jones discusses color theory as it relates to digital art.
Color is one of the most complicated and subjective topics in art. Artist and guest blogger, CS Jones, summarizes it in the shortest terms possible.
If you’re going to tell a story, specifically your story, there is no more powerful way to do it, than drawing.
Brooklyn-based digital artist, Sheeba Maya specializes in fantasy art, and is a prominent figure in the Afrofuturism movement.
Here’s a super handy cheat sheet to better understanding your DSLR from the London School of Photography
3d models can be a crutch that keeps you from learning basic skills, but they can also be a powerful tool to take your art above and beyond what would be traditionally possible. Concept artists have been using them for ages as an integral part of their workflow, but they’re still underutilized in other genres.
Wacom is very proud to have sponsored the first annual LightBox Expo this past weekend in Pasadena, CA. Hats off to creators Bobby Chiu and Jim Demonakos for dreaming up a brilliant event that brought artists across the globe together for the ultimate celebration of art. LightBox at […]
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.
“I believe the best [caricatures] should be fun and definitely have a likeness to the person. They’re not realism portraits and I love that each artist can draw the same person differently. Some caricaturists do push boundaries to be funny, but for my own style, I try to find a cute and cartoonish balance that I think is both fun and flattering” ~ Sarah Schedler
When it comes to digital painting, CLIP STUDIO PAINT can do anything Photoshop can, and in some cases, do it with less hassle.
“Everything starts with story, and story starts with emotion and the visuals are really an embellishment on top of that. Your favorite movies, TV shows, comics, are memorable not for technical impressiveness of the CG or the linework, but “because they’ve emotionally marked themselves in your brain.” ~ Scott Morse
Evan Burse from Cartoon Block shows you that you don’t need a fancy Cintiq to do amazing art. Instead he breaks out his new Wacom Intuos to create this latest drawing of the Joker.
After an epic four days at New York Comic Con, we’re still feeling the buzz. The energy of the show, from the eccentric cosplayers to the incredible creatives tabling at Artist Alley, lingers as […]
Have you ever tried to edit a photo with a mouse? It’s a bit like using a rock, but the rock would likely be easier and faster. Aside from being […]
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.
We recently had the opportunity to interview Los Angeles-based illustrator and makeup artist, Julia Hill, and learned about her path to becoming a successful textile designer. From the beginnings of […]
Take your Photoshop skills to the next level and learn how to turn a daytime scene into a moonlit one. In this step-by-step tutorial, Unmesh Dinda from PiXimperfect shows you how to to use simple adjustment layers to create advanced lighting effects.
Haley Newsome is an unusual success story. Defying the popular image of the hype Youtuber who’s always trying to go bigger, louder, and more extra, she takes a Bob Rossian […]
Glenn Ferguson survived a devastating attack on New Year’s Day 2016. Here’s the story of his triumphant return to the art scene.
Header from Deviantart. Of the artists and Youtubers we’ve partnered with, Nicole “Ohnips” Echeverria might have the most interesting story. Born to Dominican and Spanish immigrants in Miami, she took […]
Header: Hokusai’s Iconic Great Wave from the Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection. If you’re like me, you use references on top of references for everything, and are practically incapable of drawing […]
Wacom had a chance to talk with digital painting pioneer, Jeremy Sutton, about the tech he uses to create his masterpieces. Sutton has found himself painting luminaries such as Richard […]
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 […]
Header: Boticelli’s La Calunnia, an interpretation of a painting by Apelles, from a description in an ancient text. Nulla Dies Sine Linea “Not a day without a line.” […]
Yesterday, I got the box my editor very graciously sent me of things I could write about. Wacom accessories, educational materials—including a book of drawing exercises by our partner (and […]
This Valentine’s Day we want everyone in our community to feel seen and loved. We would like to invite you to use your art to break the ice, to turn […]
A mysterious phenomenon’s drained all the color from the world, and only Pizza, a dog with a (borrowed) magic paintbrush can restore it. In the game’s one simple but […]
It’s no secret we have a huge crush on Clip Studio Paint. Not only did we tour all of the cons with their team last year, we continue to do webinars together and serve the same creative […]
Around the country, teens are getting hands-on with the technology that helps fuel their passion for creativity at Best Buy Teen Tech Centers. These tech centers are filled with premium […]
Artist Patrick Lamontagne goes over some of the most common examples of negative self-talk and internal objections artists deal with as he speedpaints a lemur on the Wacom One.
Meet a high school science educator who is hands-on and innovative in teaching science remotely. Beth Tumminello’s high school Chemistry students in Long Island New York were able to keep […]
There’s something about the magic of a cinemagraph. It could be the juxtaposition of still versus moving elements, or even the subject matter of the cinemagraph itself. But after chatting […]
“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, […]
Meet an educator who brings a steady stream of innovation, energy and excitement to learning in class and online. Kim Gardner is a middle grade math teacher at Dixon […]
Flipping his classroom six years ago positioned this high school math educator for a fast and successful transition to remote learning. Justin Backeberg is a high school math educator […]
This article needs no introduction. As of this writing, every major comics and anime convention in the US for the rest of March has been cancelled or postponed, and about […]
PORTLAND, OREGON — It was around 3:40 am on Friday morning on March 20th 2020 when a burglary occurred at the Wacom Portland office. A large Cintiq Pro and a […]
3/20/20 Note: This was originally written in December, so it doesn’t reference the current state of affairs. For information on virtual artist alleys and livestreaming as an alternative to events, […]
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 […]
“Stuck inside! It’s the dream of all introverts: never having to venture out and interact with the real world. I think many of us forget that we usually choose to not interact with the outside world, we’re rarely forced to not interact because of exceedingly dire circumstances, like, you know, a worldwide pandemic, visiting relatives or other natural disaster.
With many schools closed or about to close, teachers, parents and students are looking for quick and easy to implement solutions for e-learning and remote teaching. Here are some ideas […]
Whenever we have a Clip Studio Paint question, TheOneWithBear (aka Sarajean Chung) always has the answer (we’re not kidding, we have her on speed dial). To say she’s a Clip […]
Solutions for remote teaching and e-learning are in high demand. Because of the Corona virus, schools and teachers are now challenged to develop ideas on how to teach digitally from […]
So, you’re stuck at home feeling like you’ve exhausted all indoor activities and that there couldn’t possibly be anything left to do. You’ve lost count of how many Netflix series […]
TheOneWithBear (aka Sarajean Chung) is back with her Dragon Quest slimes and another handy how-to! In this first episode of a two-part lesson, Sarajean discusses vector basics using Clip Studio Paint, […]
With the recent Covid-19 pandemic shutting down virtually every school, certainly here in the US, school administrators and faculty are compelled to keep teaching without the comfort and security of […]
Long before the stay at home orders were issued due to Covid-19, I was a freelance writer, which means that much like today, I was at home for hours and […]
“O brasileiro é o povo mais criativo do mundo.” É com essa frase, que muitos cansam de ouvir e falar, que abrimos o nosso espaço aqui na Wacom Community, ou […]
Class is not over and TheOneWithBear (aka Sarajean Chung) is back for part 2 of her series on vector basics using Clip Studio Paint, Wacom One and Wacom Cintiq Pro 24. In […]
Hoje vamos entrar um pouco no mundo criativo da Rafaella Tuma, uma artista incrível que vai ajudar na #FiqueEmCasa e continue desenhando. São dicas importantes que vai deixar o seu […]
Clip Studio Paint expert TheOneWithBear (aka Sarajean Chung) is back with more tricks up her sleeve! In this episode, Sarajean shows you how to speed up your workflow using the Close and Fill […]
Deoxy Diamond sempre se destacou nas redes sociais com sua arte que representa. Mostrando sempre o seu dia a dia, os seus amigos e o seu jeito de pensar. Hoje […]
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 […]
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.
Let’s dive deeper into Clip Studio Paint with our favorite CSP master, TheOneWithBear AKA Sarajean Chung. In this episode, Sarajean discusses the 3D model feature in Clip Studio Paint including model […]
José Bento Renato Monteiro Lobato, conhecido apenas por Monteiro Lobato. Da literatura infantil brasileira, ficou popularmente conhecido pelo conjunto educativo de sua obra de livros infantis, que constitui aproximadamente a metade […]
Remember the ‘good old days’? They were just weeks ago. For K-12 educators everywhere, in the space of only days, teaching has changed dramatically. And while flipped classrooms and blended […]
Just as teachers, students and families are beginning to settle into new routines for remote learning, we’re all starting to think about “back to school” and what, with all the […]
(Warning: ruler puns ahead.) Welcome back to another lesson with the immeasurably awesome, Sarajean Chung! If you’ve watched her previous lessons, you’re inching your way to becoming a Clip Studio […]
Em 1948 é assinada a ata inaugural do Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro, tendo como Presidente Raymundo de Castro Maya. O pós-guerra favorece a aquisição de obras de artistas […]
Dive deep into your imagination and join in all the fun that is MerMay: a month-long celebration of creativity, community and above all, mermaids.
Stacey Roshan’s recent webinar, Active and Connected Remote Learning for Math and Science Teachers, is geared to teachers wanting to learn more about the dynamics and technology that go into […]
(Images in the feature above, from left to right: “Chameleon”, “Ice Cream Truck”, “Onna-bugeisha Helmet” Modeled by Kent Floris, “Greenie Genie” Modeled by Nina Tarasova, Illustration by Alli White) Lead […]
Let’s go back to New York Comic Con 2019. If you’ve ever been to NYCC, you know the fast-paced hustle and bustle of enthusiastic fans and exhibitors. You’ve powered through […]
Meu nome é Lhaiza Morena, sou ilustradora e moro em Salvador. Minha arte é voltada para a representatividade negra. Comecei porque eu queria me ver representada em propagandas, embalagens, revistas e […]
Did you know Clip Studio Paint was originally called Manga Studio? This week, Sarajean Chung (AKA TheOneWithBear) discusses the comic book features in CSP including grids, speech bubbles and tones. Tech […]
We asked NYC Fashion and Portrait Photographer (and dear Wacom friend, style icon, and person who always makes us smile), Dani Diamond, to share his tips for new photographers. As […]
¿Creas lo que sueñas? Félix de Hernandez Dreamphography lo hace todos los días. Durante este periodo de distanciamiento social, nos hemos puesto las pilas para traerte #LaHoraWacom y #WacomWebinars, programas […]
Hoje vamos conhecer um pouco da artista Fernanda Silveira. Que com muita suavidade e talento passa para o papel e digital toda a sua essência. Conte-nos como começou o seu […]
It’s the final chapter of Sarajean Chung’s (AKA TheOneWithBear) fantastic Clip Studio Paint tutorials. Who’s cutting onions?! :'( Speaking of onions, Sarajean covers all things animation including onion skin, timeline, frames, […]
Professional industry artists, Brent Noll and Maximus Pauson, of the popular YouTube channel BaM Animation break down good and bad character designs using the three fundamentals of clarity: silhouette, palette, and exaggeration.
BaM Animation has created the ultimate video that will guarantee that you’ll make headway on getting clean lines in Photoshop.
Coloring characters in Photoshop can be daunting at first, but we at BaM Animation made a cool video to show you how real industry artists color in Photoshop.
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, […]
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 […]
Foram horas e horas de muita arte AO VIVO em nossas redes sociais, além de muita conversa, pessoal tirando dúvida sobre os artistas. Vamos começar mostrando para vocês como foi […]
Animator Andrea Gerstmann works in TV animation. In this charming little playlist, she demonstrates the basics of animation as she draws and animates a fox. Andrea is great at breaking […]
One of the things we miss the most about the pre COVID19 times is attending conventions and tradeshows. We miss tabling with our friends, eating cashews and red bulls at […]
This is the third in a series of interviews with hopefully, all eight artists who participated in the show we co-organized with Los Angeles’s Gallery Nucleus, then collaborated with each […]
Motion graphics são peças de animação ou filmagem digital que criam a ilusão de movimento ou rotação e geralmente são combinadas com áudio para uso em projetos multimídia. Hoje trazemos […]
This is the fourth in a series of interviews with hopefully, all eight artists who participated in the show we co-organized with Los Angeles’s Gallery Nucleus, then collaborated with each […]
O grafite chegou ao final dos anos de 1970, em São Paulo. No Brasil o estilo desenvolvido é reconhecido entre os melhores do mundo sem ligado a grandes nomes. Um […]
In this video, Unmesh Dinda of PiXimperfect shows you the best way to avoid and fix annoying eyeglass reflections.
Cabeçalho: Ideal Quarantine by Miss Holly O maior meme de arte do Twitter francês agora é #coronamaison, or “casacorona.” Iniciado pelo artista best-seller de quadrinhos Pénélope Bagieu, , o desafio é […]
Cabeçalho: Ideal Quarantine by Miss Holly El meme más famoso del momento en el Twitter de Francia es #coronamaison, o “casa corona.” Iniciado por la dibujante de cómics número uno en ventas […]
Unmesh Dinda from PiXimperfect shows why a Wacom tablet, like the Wacom Intuos Pro, is way better than a mouse when it comes to working in Photoshop.
Digital painting is really versatile. You can make anything and work in any style, but what if you want your digital paintings to look like traditional paintings? In this video, […]
Professional storyboard artist, Mike Morris, gives insights about the practice and underlying philosophy of acting and performance for gesture drawing.
This is the fifth in a series of interviews with hopefully, all eight artists who participated in the show we co-organized with Los Angeles’s Gallery Nucleus, then collaborated with each […]
As the school year ends, school districts are reeling from the repercussions of COVID-19 and weighing options for welcoming students back for the 2020-21 school year. At the same time, […]
O que o futuro guarda para a humanidade para daqui a precisos 100 anos? O que as próximas gerações verão ao seu redor no ano de 2120? Essa foi a […]
Join Wacom and 999 Other Artists for the Silent Drawing Party In the pre-Covid days, the Wacom team traveled to tradeshows all over the country where we got to […]
Vamos conhecer uma artista que leva sua vida e suas experiências para as suas artes. Hoje falamos com a Vanessa Ferreira – Preta Ilustra. Meu nome é Vanessa Ferreira, sou […]
Header by Prince Mahlangu Being based on another current event, this could be considered a follow-up to “Artist Resources: So Your Con Was Cancelled.” I wrote this one without asking […]
This is the fifth in a series of interviews with hopefully, all eight artists who participated in the show we co-organized with Los Angeles’s Gallery Nucleus, then collaborated with each […]
Hoje vamos falar sobre a educação a distância e como a Wacom faz parte dos processos e facilita na hora de mostrar o conteúdo para os alunos. Para isso o Professor […]
Header: Princess Anastasia by Mike Saffels. All finished costume images are from artists who will be participating in our upcoming cosplay zoom class: Saffels, CutiePieSensei, and Hoku Props. Details at the […]
Header from Rescue Sirens: The Search for the Atavist This is the fifth in a series of interviews with hopefully, all eight artists who participated in the show we co-organized […]
Culture is a space where we can introduce ideas, attach emotions to concrete change and win enthusiasm for our values. Art is where we can change the narrative, because it’s where people can imagine what change looks and feels like.
Due to the rapid accessibility of technology, large quantities of high-quality educational content created by working professionals are available to students like never before. The problem students now face is not a lack of information but rather how to approach it…. Which instructors are good? What subjects should be studied and in what order?
Virtual machines and remote computing used to only perform well enough for data crunching and office applications. Now anyone can accesses these machines, with virtually unlimited power and create with […]
Australian illustrator, filmmaker and content creator, Campbell Walker, better known by his YouTube persona Struthless, shares the best piece of advice that he ever got about drawing – in fact, […]
Welcome to part one, of our three part series with Michael DiTullo In this first video, Michael will walk you through the design process of how he starts with an […]
As you probably know, Wacom (株式会社ワコム, Kabushiki-gaisha Wacom) is a global company established in 1983 in Saitama, Japan. As a Japanese company, we thought it would be fun to show off […]
Preparing to Switch Back and Forth Between Onsite and Online Teaching is a panel discussion that Wacom helped organize for the Second Wave Summit 2020, put on by the Academy […]
Like every good teacher knows, people won’t learn if they’re disengaged. So… how do we engage people? Here is some of their best advice for capturing someone’s attention long enough to teach them something.
Welcome to part two, of our three part series with Michael DiTullo In the first video, Michael DiTullo walked you through his design process when creating thumbnails. In part two, […]
Nesta 4ª edição da Wacom Academy você poderá participar do maior festival de criatividade, design, arte e fotografia da América Latina. Desfrute de um festival que celebra a diversidade de […]
Jean-Marie Marbach is an award-winning director, producer and VFX supervisor specializing in particle FX, who is known for creating mesmerizing music videos and independent films, including Tennyson | L’oiseau qui […]
Our call for entries is now closed. Please click here for the latest on Cartoon Crunch. The excitement of a new school year is just around the corner – […]
…Quando o verde dos seus olhos, se espalhar na plantação / Eu te asseguro, não chore não, viu?! Que eu voltarei, viu?! Meu coração…” Asa Branca – Humberto Teixeira e Luiz […]
You may think you already know everything about retouching eyes in Photoshop, but you may find some surprises in this video by Unmesh Dinda from PiXimperfect that you hadn’t thought of before.
Welcome to part three, of our three part series with Michael DiTullo In the last video, Michael DiTullo walked you through his design process when creating thumbnails. In part three, […]
As lives se tornaram parte da rotina das pessoas que querem uma maior interação e aprofundamento em assuntos que são relevantes, musica e entretenimento. Foi pensando nisso que nós fizemos […]
There is no other element in the creation of animation that is more important than thumbnailing before you animate.
It took me years to fully understand the concept of “being sincere” in your animation. In my mind, it means forgetting animation principles and feeling what your character is feeling. It’s only through that connection that your character will come to life and suspend the disbelief of the audience.
If you are going through erasers more than pencil lead, you’re erasing too much. Consider not trying to save a failing drawing but start over- you will start getting to a better result sooner.
Jon Shaw a Visual Artist This is part 1 of 3 of Jon Shaw’s experience in creating a digital piece with Wacom One, Autodesk SketchBook, and Staedtler Noris. First, tell […]
Sabemos do desafio que o não só o Brasil mais o mundo está passando com a retomada das aulas em algumas escolas, mas enquanto isso a sua grande maioria está […]
De 2 a 5 de setembro, o evento internacional contará com 60 horas de conteúdo e mais de 30 influenciadores dos EUA e da América Latina O Wacom Academy, um […]
Jon Shaw a Visual Artist This is part 2 of 3 of Jon Shaw’s experience in creating a digital piece with Wacom One, Autodesk SketchBook, and Staedtler Noris. In part […]
Our inbox is full of entries from budding animation students near and far. After carefully reviewing each submission, we’re thrilled to announce that we’ve chosen our eight talented participants to […]
Jon Shaw a Visual Artist This is part 3 of 3 of Jon Shaw’s experience in creating a digital piece with Wacom One, Autodesk SketchBook, and Staedtler Noris. In part […]
Entre os dias 2 e 5 de setembro, o Wacom Academy trará grandes nomes do mercado criativo para auxiliar e incentivar estudantes e interessados em arte Com grandes mentores […]
Maxine Vee draws on a large format Cintiq 22 for the first time and shares her experience
Header: The Desperate Bun, 1845, oil on canvas — Ashley Nichols doesn’t seem to know how she got here. Her early life certainly didn’t prepare her for popularity. Growing up […]
Jeremy Sutton, Corel Painter Elite Master and founder of PaintboxTV.com, an online learning resource for people interested in digital art, has put together a video on setting up a Wacom […]
It’s been a wild year. 2020 has taught us to hang on to the good times and surround ourselves with friends and family — virtually, that is. Though we won’t […]
If you follow our Wacom Webinars Series, you’ve probably noticed we’re big fans of illustrator and designer, Tyler Pate AKA The Creative Pain. So much that we asked him to […]
Header by panelist Cathleen McAllister If you’ve never heard of Lightbox Expo, it’s the convention for digital art pros. And like most art events, it’s going online. Yes, we all miss […]
With Pamela Park At just 24, Alexis Franklin has accomplished a historical feat: Being the first person besides Oprah to make the cover of O magazine. …In a manner of […]
We artists have similar origin stories. There was that moment in our childhood where we were inspired by a movie, or a comic book, or a favorite toy. That inspiration […]
Back in 2005 when I started school at the Academy of Art University San Francisco, I got the chance to learn from some of the greatest living traditional artists. I […]
Today, we wanted to highlight a video that was released back in 2016, but the advice in it is timeless. There are a buttular ton of drawing tutorials online, but […]
Nosso Inbox está cheio de mensagens de estudantes de animação iniciantes de todas as partes do mundo. Depois de analisar cuidadosamente cada inscrição, temos o prazer de anunciar que escolhemos […]
Today’s featured video, also released in 2016, is closely related to last week’s in subject matter. Over the course of its 20 minutes, Chiu takes us from his time as a student […]
Precisão, otimização de tempo e melhoria na qualidade dos projetos estão entre as principais razões Para quem trabalha com design, fotografia, edição, animação ou desenho artístico, a mesa digitalizadora é […]
A pandemia alterou muitos hábitos no mundo todo, especialmente no cotidiano das crianças e adolescentes. As aulas presenciais foram substituídas pelo ensino à distância (EAD) e os desafios dessa transição […]
Com o dia das crianças chegando queríamos apresentar para você uma artista que ama e vive o mundo das ilustrações infantis e que recentemente lançou um livro lindo que tanto […]