Wacom Introduces New Line of Affordable Tablets

Filmmakers and artists alike know the value of having a good tablet as part of their equipment.  From easing aspects of the post-production process (graphics, etc), to helping artist tell new stories, they’re great assets…But if you’re just starting out it might be hard to get one.  Fortunately, Wacom’s newest line of Intuos drawing tablets are giving people many affordable options along with helpful software to get you started. 

Considering the most expensive of the new tablets is only $99, and the software that comes with it, they’re a hell of a deal.  While they aren’t the high end models you may want to eventually procure, these look like great starter tablets to get you on the right track for whatever your projects are.  Check out more details on each one below, and head to their store to purchase:  

Featuring many of the original Intuos’ features, the new range offers 1,024 pen pressure-sensitivity levels to add details to drawings and photos, multi-touch capability that allows users to zoom and rotate their work at the flick of a finger and four customizable ExpressKeys. The tablet’s ergonomic design ensures that photographers and artists can comfortably work creatively over long periods of time. 

Intuos Draw – for beginners with a passion for creativity. With access to ArtRage Lite and free tutorials, users can quickly develop from an amateur to talented artist through this easy-to-use pen tablet and software. The Intuos Draw is available in small (white and blue) pen only versions.

Intuos Art – for users with more advanced painting and artistic skills

Offering a realistic painting experience, users can explore the wide variety of painting styles and brushes available on the pen tablet’s free accompanying software package – Corel Painter Essentials. Available in small (black and blue) and medium (black and blue).

Intuos Photo – for photo editors who want to try new creative techniques or add text to an image to make it more personal. Whether removing clutter, improving color and tone or even compositing images, the pressure sensitive pen offers a new level of accuracy and control. With a few simple techniques, even pictures taken on a phone or mobile device can be elevated to be proudly shared with friends, family and fans.

Available in small (black), the Intuos Photo is accompanied by Corel PaintShop Pro and Corel AfterShot Pro for Windows users, and Macphun Creative Kit and Corel AfterShot Pro for Mac users.

Intuos Comic – for comic and manga lovers. Providing everything a comic or manga artist needs, this tablet is essential for creating iconic characters and digital sketching, coloring and inking. Once created, digital comic creations can easily be shared with friends and fellow fans to help developing artists break into the scene and get noticed. The Intuos Comic is available in small (black and blue). Clip Studio Paint Pro and Anime Studio are available to download free with this tablet.


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