Tag Archives: graphics tablet

Review: Wacom Intuos4 Graphics Tablet

The Wacom Intuos4 is a killer graphics tablet and highly recommended if you work with graphics software. For this review I am referring to the Wacom Intuos4 Medium Pen Tablet, however there are also the Large and Small models available. … Continue reading

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Oblong Ogre

The “Oblong Ogre” is my most recent entry for the weekly Monster Monday monster art sketchblog.

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Monster Monday: Monkey Bat

Monkey Bat at Monster Monday

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Monster Monday: Goblin (Green)

Green Goblin at Monster Monday

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Monster Monday: Blue Beast

Cartoon drawing of a blue devil/demon I drew up for Monster Monday.

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Wacom: Bamboo Dock

Wacom has a new online service and free companion software tool download called  Bamboo Dock. The apps available so far are basic — a drawing/doodling app, a map you can draw on and a handwriting recognition app. The others I … Continue reading

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Monster Monday: Cartoon Devil Sketch

Another drawing for the Monster Monday group sketchblog. Further exploration with Photoshop painting techniques. I felt that I made some small breakthroughs with this one.

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Monster Monday: Cartoon “Igor”-style Character Sketch

Another cartoon drawing for the Monster Monday group sketchblog. Further experiments with painting in Photoshop using the Wacom Intuos3 graphics tablet.

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SmudgeGuard – Handy Accessory For Wacom Users & Graphic Artists

Yeah, I know – it looks kinda weird. And what is the SmudgeGuard exactly? As you can see from the product shot, it’s kind of a glove – one that only covers the pinky finger and the meaty area of … Continue reading

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“Left, Right, Setty!” cartoon character drawing

This cartoon character drawing was created for a friend’s upcoming party, which will also be doubling as a U.S. wedding reception for our friend Setty, who just got married over in India. Setty is obsessed with the drinking dice game … Continue reading

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Wacom Bamboo Graphics Tablet: Nice Entry-Level Tool, But Limited

I recently had the opportunity to try out a Wacom Bamboo graphics tablet, having purchased one for my Dad this holiday season. Dad is not a graphics guy by any means, but I use my Wacom tablets for so much … Continue reading

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News Hound

This puppy dog cartoon character illustration was created a mascot/logo for a recent client. His nickname is “News Hound”, hence the word “Press” on his dog collar name tag. The pup went through quite a few rounds of sketches, even … Continue reading

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Digital Coloring Tutorials by MAD Magazine cartoonist Tom Richmond

If you aren’t familiar with cartoonist Tom Richmond, make yourself familiar. This guy’s work is absolutely amazing. Very much in the style of Mort Drucker from MAD Magazine — only taken to the extreme. Not only is his cartooning & … Continue reading

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Great Wacom Tablet Scrolling Software For Mac OS X: Smart Scroll X

In some previous posts, I rambled on about the ability to scroll, one-handed, using the Wacom software, and a shareware alternative, Smart Scroll X. I also touched on this a bit in my Wacom Intuos graphics tablets review. I am … Continue reading

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Wacom Tablet: Scroll Click

Wacom has just updated their graphics tablet driver software for Macintosh and the release notes PDF tells us that a new feature has been introduced, “Scroll Click” (my nickname for it). This is an awesome new feature that allows the … Continue reading

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