The first Bijorcha Jewelry Awards in Paris

In 2018, Wacom was a partner of the first BIJORHCA JEWELRY AWARD competition, which aims to reward the most creative and innovative achievement and enhance the profession of craftsman jeweler on a given theme: the birds from Metropolitan France! The winners of the competition were rewarded during the Party Bijorhca Paris in January, 2019.  Congratulations to Camille DIOGO who won the first prize for her superb creation “L’Éclat d’Eau” The Kingfisher, with its fast ...

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The incredible 3D designs of Spanish duo NastPlas

NastPlas is an international creative duo based in Madrid, Spain and formed in 2006 by illustrator Fran R. Learte and creative director Natalia Molinos. Their work combines an impressive range of digital elements and abstract patterns which they create in order to elaborate pieces of art with a deeply aesthetic feeling. NastPlas started 13 years ago in Madrid due to our passion for art and design and for showing our work ...

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Weird superpowers all artists (secretly) have

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 video below and see how many of these superpowers you have!  Crabby Arm Syndrome Certain crabs have one claw that is vastly larger than the other, and while it doesn't often show itself in size, many artists notice that their drawing arm is ...

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Exclusive reveal and interview of HYBRID – a Dan Mumford and Luke Preece collaboration

My name is Jack Woodhams, the founder of Posterspy.com and I had the pleasure of chatting with Dan Mumford and Luke Preece about their newest project Hybrid. A project that fuses together both of their art styles in one collaborative piece. The piece was shared via the cloud where Dan and Luke would download the PSD and work on their segments. Both Dan and Luke are primarily screen print artists, a technique ...

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Print It! Back to the real world | Illustration tutorial part 3

So you’ve conquered the artist’s block, found inspiration and finished an illustration for a client who wants to pay for your work? Congratulations! Cartoonist and illustrator Andrew Rae says there is a one even greater moment in an artist’s life: holding the actual printed work in your hands. Check out the last part of his online tutorial series “Luck of the Draw”. Andrew uses a Wacom Intuos Pro pen tablet for ...

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Don’t polish a turd: how to grow a drawing for clients

If you want to produce awesome artwork, you need a great creative idea first. Or do you? In part two of the tutorial series “Luck of the Draw”, cartoonist and illustrator Andrew Rae reveals how to find the right artistic approach for the job at hand – even if you’re not inspired. Read part one about overcoming artist’s block. Andrew uses a Wacom Intuos Pro pen tablet for his work. You can read ...

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How to paint digitally in 5 steps with legend Aaron Blaise and Wacom Intuos

Disney artist Aaron Blaise has been working on some of the most celebrated animated features as both an animator and director for almost 30 years, and much of that time has been spent at the helm of a Wacom tablet. So when we went looking for the perfect instructor to demonstrate how to create beautiful digital paintings with our graphics tablets and its included Corel Painter Essentials software, the director of ...

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The blank page: 7 ways to overcome artist’s block

Looking for inspiration? So is Andrew Rae. The renowned illustrator and cartoonist worked for international clients such as NY Times and Google – yet, just like everyone else, Andrew knows the artist’s block and procrastination first-hand. But he has a few tips up his sleeve that he’s not too shy to share. Here’s part one of his tutorial series Luck of the Draw: The Blank Page. Documented in 7 tips. Andrew uses ...

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The winners of the European Comic Schools Contest 2018

The European Comic Schools Contest 2018 took place this year between January 31st and May 10th and students from many different schools participated for the chance to win a Wacom Intuos Pro and a Celsys Clip Studio Paint Pro Licence. There were some amazing entries and the choice was very difficult, but the winners were chosen for their interesting stories, varied composition and beautiful artwork. So, we would love to share ...

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How to build a stylised character with Painter Essentials 6 and Wacom Intuos

Wacom had the opportunity to work together with Polish artist Magdalena Proszowska and company Corel on this great video tutorial series in which we take you through the full portrait creation of a stylised character using the Wacom Intuos. This character, created by Magdalena, is also the cover art for the latest Corel software: Painter Essentials 6. Painter Essentials 6 is a great software for beginners or artists who would ...

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