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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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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Designed to inspire

Creative professionals around the world are using Wacom’s creative pen computers, displays or tablets to create exciting products and art. “Some of them are also doing their magic inside of Wacom, working on our award-winning product design”, says Faik Karaoglu, Executive Vice President of Wacom’s Creative Business Unit. Creative professionals, as well as passionate enthusiasts and hobbyists, find in Wacom a partner that provides them with innovative and intuitive solutions to ...

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Projection mapping: building a story

The artists of Maxin10sity use projection mapping to tell compelling stories on the front of enormous government buildings, cars, museums, palaces, universities, and at light festivals around the world. They are driven by passion and creativity which has won them awards for their innovation. So, we wanted to be able to inspire our Wacom community with Maxin10sity´s story. We asked them where they get inspiration from and how they go from ...

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Building a freelance career in fashion photography and graphic design

Multiple award-winning fashion photographer Ilona Veresk from Russia found her passion outside of school. Getting involved in photography and graphic design she became a freelancer. Ilona also has an interest in fairy tale art portrayed in a dark style. For the Create More campaign, Ilona has shown Wacom her ways, her studio and created a gorgeous portrait. Enjoy. "Magic begins when you switching off your camera" - Ilona Veresk Tell us a little bit ...

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