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tablet for both photo editing and drawing

Intuos, Intuos Pro, Bamboo, Graphire, etc.
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tablet for both photo editing and drawing

Postby MajaSt » Sun 15. Oct 2017, 08:55


I can't decide which one I should buy, I do both photo editing and ilustrations. Can you work in ilustrator/inkspace with Wacom Photo, or should I buy Wacom Art? Maybe you have other suggestions? Thank you for help!

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Re: tablet for both photo editing and drawing

Postby OCDnibwear » Mon 16. Oct 2017, 08:23

As far as I know of, the only differences between those two models are essentially bundled software and the size(s) for those models.

If bundled software is not of an issue, I would personally recommend getting a medium sized Intuos Art for two reasons:
* A larger sized tablet allows you to draw longer strokes when doing illustration. Intuos Photo only comes in small size.
* You can remap the active area of the tablet if you are uncomfortable with moving around too much when it comes to minor touch-ups. This is probably handy if you are dealing with either a small display and/or you don't see the need to use the entire active area of the tablet for that particular task on hand.
Besides, a larger sized tablet is beneficial when you intend on upgrading your display (to a larger sized one for instance). A smaller sized tablet is beneficial if space is an issue and/or you intend to take it to places wherever you want to go.

* Wacom Intuos Photo Creative Pen Tablet Review CTH-490
* The New Wacom intuos Draw, Art, Photo and Comic Review, Comparison for all models (CTL490DW,CTL490DB,CTH690AK, CTH690AB ,CTH490PK ,CTH490CK CTH490CB,CTH490AK,CTH490AB )
* How to choose the best Wacom pen tablet for your needs (scroll down to the section titled: Intuos vs. Intuos Pro)
Tablet: Wacom Intuos Pro Large (2017 "Paper Edition")

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