Barcelona “Salon del Manga” 2019

The biggest festival of manga, anime, cosplay and Japanese culture in Spain took place just a few weeks ago. This season has been really busy for the Wacom Europe team, but we just love to show you how it feels like to fulfill your creative dreams with our gear. This time, we shared the experience of drawing manga and comics at Salon del Manga 2019 in sunny Barcelona. Ready for ...

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Wacom @ Festival international de la BD d‘Angouleme 2019

Then French FIBD is the second largest comics festival in Europe after the Lucca Comics & Games in Italy and the third biggest in the world after Lucca Comics & Games and the Comiket of Japan. This gathering is a chance for professionals from all over the world to meet some 200,000 fans. For four days, publishers set up stands in giant tents, for signings, exhibitions, screenings, debates, conferences, meetings, concerts and competition with selected albums. For younger people, the ...

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How to make art your job | Going from hobbiest to pro with LavenderTowne

Popular YouTuber and comic artist Haley Newsome, aka LavenderTowne, gives us some tips that she's learned from her personal experiences and journey to becoming a professional.  People make art for all different reasons and making money with it is never a requirement. If you are interested in taking your artistic talents from hobbyist to pro, don´t be scared, Haley has a great video that discusses how to make yourself into a ...

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Wacom at the Italian Lucca Comics 2018

In case you missed it, Wacom paid a visit to Lucca Comics this year. With our experience corner dressed up just as one of the greatest superheroes of all the time, our beloved Spider-Man. More than ever, the little medieval city of Lucca was ready to host the 2nd most important comic event in the world, opening its doors to more than 400.000 visitors.  Credits to: Alessio Tommasetti -Simone Boccalatte We were ...

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Let´s Talk Art with comics writer and illustrator Emma Vieceli hosted by Jack Woodhams

We´re proud to present this next Let’s Talk Art interview in which Posterspy founder Jack Woodhams travelled to Cambridge, England to meet with comics writer and illustrator Emma Vieceli. Emma talks about her experience being a comic artist without having had formal education and whether art school is necessary for the comics industry. She also shares helpful tips, likes how to draw anatomy, as well as some common misconceptions about digital ...

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Being a comedian and cartoonist in New York | Wacom artist profiles with Jason Chatfield

Jason Chatfield is a cartoonist and a comedian working in New York City and is originally from Perth in Western Australia. You can find his work in The New Yorker and MAD magazine. Jason happens to be the vice president of the National Cartoonist Society, which is the world's biggest cartooning organization, founded in the 1940s and it covers the full spectrum of cartooning. It is safe to say that Jason ...

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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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Live Q&A with Ketnipz and Wacom

Harry Hambley aka Ketnipz is back and this time, he took part in a live Q&A with Posterspy founder Jack Woodhams. The 18-year old is famous for his adorable and relatable bean comics and now has over 400,000 followers on his Instagram. Jack first interviewed him a year ago, when Ketnipz had 22,000 Instagram followers and had just started to become well-known. Check out the interview here. In this Q&A session, ...

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Part 5: useful features with Clip Studio Paint and Wacom Intuos

Wacom teamed up with Celsys to give you an insider's view of manga comic creation from start to finish in a 5 part video tutorial series. These videos are great for beginners who need help getting started, but the tutorial also works for a more advanced artist who wants to improve their comic drawing skills. At last, the final part of this series – part 5! In this part, Caterina Rocchi ...

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Part 4: tips for creating a monochrome manga for print with Clip Studio Paint and Wacom Intuos

Wacom teamed up with Celsys to give you an insider's view of manga comic creation from start to finish in a 5 part video tutorial series. These videos are great for beginners who need help getting started, but the tutorial also works for a more advanced artist who wants to improve their comic drawing skills. In this part, the lovely Caterina Rocchi - owner of Lucca Manga School in Italy - ...

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