How to make stickers and linestickers in 7 easy steps by StudioAiko

Character designer & Illustrator Sikan AKA StudioAiko created helpful videos demonstrating how to create stickers and line-stickers in about seven steps. Sikan´s tools of choice: Macbook computer, Wacom Intuos and Adobe Illustrator.           Enjoy the how-to videos below or read the steps and tips further down.  Step 1: Sketch your own cartoon characters with pencil on paper Try to draw a variety of cartoon characters and add different postures and emotions Draw cartoon characters by ...

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Print It! Back to the real world

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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How to use and set-up your Wacom Intuos

Need help getting starting with your new Wacom tablet or are you just researching drawing tablet options? It is easy to start creating with your new Wacom Intuos pen tablet. Just follow the steps in the videos below to setup your Intuos (!the videos are audio-less!). Set up your Intuos in just a few easy steps Step 1 Plug the USB cable into your tablet and computer. Step 2 Download and install the driver. You can 'Run ...

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Corel Painter and Wacom tablet best practices

At Wacom, we often work together with Corel® and we figured there are some best practices we can share with you that you might not know about. For beginners and hobbyists, we offer Corel® Painter® Essentials™ 6 in a bundle with our new Wacom Intuos pen tablet. Available for you are a wide variety of painting styles, award-winning Natural-Media® brushes, and photo effects to create an authentic, hand-painted look. Multi-touch Corel® Painter® supports ...

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How to paint a portrait with vibrant colours with Maria Poliakova

We understand it can be difficult working with colors and lighting, so here are some insights from the talented and lovely Maria Poliakova. Maria is an artist from Kiev who sometimes goes a little crazy with the colors, to great effect. In this tutorial, Maria gives a step by step process of creating a colourful portrait using her Wacom Cintiq Pro 13. She´s excited to share with you some tips, explanations ...

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Let´s talk art | Studying texture light and creating abstract portraits with Diana Novich

Hey everyone, my name’s Jack Woodhams (founder of PosterSpy), and welcome to another Let’s Talk Art interview! This time, we talk to Diana Novich, an illustrator based in Russia. I have always been a fan of Diana’s work, her use of colour, composition and her very artistic and creative approach. Some of you may know Diana from her very popular pop culture illustrations. In this interview, Diana talks about her experiences as ...

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How to create the Weasley´s home “The Burrow” in 3D

Rafael Chies has been working hard for the last two months producing a beautiful 3D render of the Weasley’s home ‘The Burrow’ from the Harry Potter books and films, on his Wacom MobileStudio Pro. Not only has Rafael created something far beyond our expectations, but he is also willing to share his secrets through a three-part tutorial produced especially for Wacom. Check out his tips, tricks and how-to instructions for creating ...

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