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XP-Pen Innovator Display 16 drawing digitizer display review – Part 2

REVIEW – This is the second part of my review of the Innovator Display 16, a new display tablet from XP-Pen.  The first part of the review was technical and focused upon the tablet itself.  This part is more artistic and focuses on the reactions of three young artists who used the Innovator for the …

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XP-Pen Innovator Display 16 drawing digitizer display review – Part 1

REVIEW – Artists who transition from physical mediums, like paper and canvas, to the digital world quickly learn how inadequate a mouse is.  It just doesn’t feel natural in the hand compared to a pencil or a paintbrush.  To overcome this issue, an artist can draw on a graphics tablet with a pen (aka a …

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This marker burns wood!

NEWS – I’m an avid doodler/wannabe artist/stationery addict. So I’m always surfing for cool new notebooks, pens, and markers. Imagine my surprise when I stumbled upon Scorch Markers which let you do pyrography without a wood-burning tool. If you’re not familiar with pyrography, it’s an art method where you use an electric “pen” to burn …

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Huion HS610 graphics drawing tablet review

REVIEW – Creating art on your laptop using a mouse, or on your phone/tablet using a finger is doable, but a specially designed digitizer tablet and pen can take your drawings from doodles to Dali (he’s an artist, google him). What is it? The Huion HS610 is a graphics drawing tablet that you can use …

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Chameleon Fineliners will take your drawings to the next level

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Doodlers and artists will be interested in this new Kickstarter project for Chameleon Fineliners color blending pens that just launched earlier today. What is it? Chameleon Fineliners are pens that blend 2 or more colors instantly just by placing the cap from one color on another pen’s tip for a few seconds. …

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MAGCON is a drawing tool that fits in your pocket – Notable crowdfunding campaign

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – It’s not often that I find a drawing tool that is this cool in the way that it looks and in the way that it works. MAGCON is that tool. Let’s check it out. What is it? MAGCON is a pocket-sized anodized aluminum curved and straight ruler combo that can be used …

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Osmo lets kids become animators of their favorite Disney characters

NEWS – When I was a kid I loved to doodle and draw my own comics. Actually, I still love to do that! But back then and even now I just use a pad of paper and a pen which isn’t very Gadgeteer worthy compared to the cool new Osmo Super Studio that lets kids …

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You’ve seen the movie, now learn to draw your favorite Avengers superheroes

Available on June 15, 2018: Learn to Draw Marvel’s The Avengers. A guide to drawing your favorite Marvel superheroes by Walter Foster Creative Team. This 128-page book full-color softbound book will turn you into a comics drawing master. Marvel artist Cory Hamscher provides step-by-step instructions that will show people of all skill levels how to …

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Blackboard is the newest Boogie Board LCP digital writing tablet

Fans of the original Boogie Board ewriter tablets will be excited to learn about the new Blackboard LCP (Liquid Crystal Paper) tablet from Boogie Board that gives pen on paper feel without pen or ink. The Blackboard ewriter is larger previous Boogie Boards and features a semi-transparent writing surface that allows you to use templates with grids …

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Parblo Pearl P-10 LCD Drawing Tablet review

If you’ve stepped foot into a large bookstore chain, craft store or one of those places that sell educational types of toys, chances are you’ve seen something similar to the Parblo Pearl. This thin device is a pressure-sensitive LCD writing tablet designed to replace standard slate chalkboards, whiteboards, memo pads… just about anything you’d jot a …

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The Cuttlelola Dotspen lets you stipple without wrist strain

I bet you clicked through just to find out what stippling is didn’t you? If you’re not an artist, you probably haven’t heard of the term. Stippling is an art technique that is achieved by drawing dots. LOTS of dots. Thousands of dots. Maybe millions of dots. You get the idea. Using an ordinary pen …

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