What is it like to use a wacom tablet?

The ones with the screens that don't light up is what I'm talking about. Isn't it weird drawing like that? Wouldn't it be kinda like guessing where the lines are going to be? I wanna know what it's like and if it's easy to adjust to or not since I might get one. Thanks
needanswersfast
Asked Nov 14, 2011
It's like writing on a blackboard with different color chalk. Example:

http://www.khanacademy.org/video/algebra--linear-equations-4?playlist=Algebra
Rob
Answered Nov 15, 2011
I didn't mean how it looks when it's on the computer, rather, what its like using it when you draw on the actual tablet.
The device is connected to your computer. You have a flat surface like an electronic piece of paper only thicker and a stylus that looks like a pen. You select the color and move the stylus over the surface and it turns that area the color just like a colored pen would do. What you're seeing on that You Tube video is what appears on the computer screen.
Rob Nov 21, 2011
It's fantastic, and once you use one you won't ever want to be without it. I've used 2 different kinds, the Graphire and the Bamboo. They keep getting snazzier, but I personally like the basic/original Graphire the best. Going back to illustrating without a Wacom tablet feels like drawing in the dark ages!

A bit of advice:
With all of my electronics I buy brand new and get a warranty. Well I wasted money doing that with my tablets. I do a lot of digital art (that's how I make a living), and the tablets never die until after the warranty date anyway. So the last one I purchased was brand new through ebay. It's as wonderful as all the others!


Buy it, Enjoy it!
inquisitivemind
Answered Dec 17, 2011

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