I went and bought a stylus a few weeks ago, when I got hooked to OMGPOP’s Draw Something game. The craze has since subsided, but I still use my stylus a lot to doodle and just draw simple sketches on my tablet.
I’ve featured devices which let you digitize the images and text you write on paper before, but this new gadget from the master of drawing tablets, Wacom, decidedly improves upon the concept, capturing up to 1024 levels of pressure from drawings done on paper.
Watch as artist Robert Mangaoang (aka “Doom CMYK “) creates a digital illustration of Kratos from God of War 3 in this awesome time-lapse painting session he did using Photoshop CS3 and his Wacom tablet.
The authentic music from the game really puts me in the mood to dust of my game disc and play through again.
Wacom, known almost solely for their pen-based graphic tablets and touchscreens has made the jump into an entirely new market – DJs. Maybe dance clubs are more recession-proof than graphic designers? Who knows?
The new Wacom nextbeat is a music controller which lets both professional and casual digital dee-jays finesse their tunes in about any way imaginable – even from the middle of the dance floor.
Graphics tablet maker Wacom has announced their latest touch tablet, designed for the consumer and small business market.
The Wacom Bamboo will retail for under $150 when it’s released later this Spring, and features a wide variety of features for both creative and functional uses.
At this week’s Macworld conference, Axiotron is showing off its new Mac-based tablet computer, the ModBook. The ModBook is an aftermarket hardware modification kit that transforms Apple’s MacBook portable into the world’s first Mac tablet computer.