XP-PEN Deco Pro Small (Everything You Need to Know)

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First and foremost, I need to congratulate XP-PEN on the outstanding packaging quality of the Deco Pro Small. I really like the minimalist approach that they took by choosing a crisp image of the drawing tablet against a plain-white background. The box has a nice weight to it, the material it’s…
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Huion 1060Plus - Drawing Tablet Review

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The Huion 1060Plus is the most affordable option to the Wacom Intuos. Even though the device feels a little rougher and it's possible to tell that the materials it's made of are slightly cheaper, when it comes to performance and user-experience, this drawing tablet is much better than its price suggests. Huion…
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Do Drawing Tablets Work on Chromebooks?

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  Yes. Some drawing tablets do work with Chromebooks. However, it's important to know that this is only the case for Wacom models. Since the creation of the Linux Wacom Tablet Project, Linux -based devices such as Chromebooks can now be used with certain drawing tablets. Companies such…
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What's the best drawing tablet for Illustrator?

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There's not a specific tablet that is ideal for Illustrator, but there's a number of characteristics that are desirable if you would like to buy any tablet to be used with Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop or any other graphic design software. The most important features are the following: …
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Can you use Adobe Illustrator on the iPad?

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Yes you can! Adobe has released a light version of Adobe Illustrator specifically for tablet devices, it's called Adobe Illustrator Draw. Obviously, this app is much simpler than the original Illustrator and does not have certain tools and resources. That said, it still allows you to use the most…
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Is there a FREE version of Photoshop?

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No, there's no free version of Photoshop, that's a myth. However, there's a free alternative to Adobe Photoshop that has all the basic tools and enough resources to allow you to get a lot of work done. This alternative is called GIMP and although it doesn't have a tool-belt as powerful as the…
Adobe Illustrator Alternatives

Adobe Illustrator (The only 3 Real Alternatives)

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Although there are several Adobe Illustrator alternatives out there, no other software is as reliable and intuitive. In case you simply need to vectorize an image, there's a plethora of options, both free and paid. Just remember that even though you will be able to create professional work with…
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Should I buy a refurbished Apple Pencil?

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The straight answer is no. Whenever you're dealing with electronics, buying refurbished items incur in serious risks. Not only you won't be saving a substantial amount of money, but chance are you are getting a product that didn't work well in the first place. Let me try to give you an advice…

The XP-PEN Star03 V2 (A fancy budget drawing tablet)

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The XP-PEN Star03 V2 is a low cost drawing tablet the contains certain characteristics typical of more advanced graphics tablets. XP-PEN has relentlessly been trying to emulate features of high-end drawing tablets from other companies and adding them to XP-PEN's more affordable suite of products. While…
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XP-PEN Artist 15.6 Pro (The PROS and the CONS)

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The XP-PEN Artist 15.6 Pro is one of the trickiest drawing tablets currently being sold. Make sure you read this article thoroughly before buying yours otherwise you may end up making a huge mistake. In this article I will talk about everything that is important about this graphics tablet, especially…

VEIKK A30 Drawing Tablet ( Everything you need to know)

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VEIKK is one of the newcomers in the drawing tablet industry. Don't get me wrong, by newcomer I mean that it's just not as well established as companies such as Wacom or Huion. That said, VEIKK has over 10 year of experience developing graphics tablets and since all good things take time, it took…

The XP-PEN Artist 12 : Advantages and Disadvantages (All you need to know)

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The XP-PEN Artist 12 is one of the few graphics tablets that can rival devices sold by Wacom or Huion. Although Wacom started losing some space due to the rapid growth of Huion, other drawing tablet companies were not as successful in attempting to grab a piece of the market. While it's not possible…