Are you a graphic designer or someone interested in graphics design and fine arts. Want to create your own stunning artworks or cartoons or wants to create characters for games or animations, here is the solution for it. Most of the people depends on some simple software like, MS Paint, Gimp, or some advanced tools like Photoshop, Corel painter, etc. to create stunning artworks. But working with a mouse is very difficult in such case, where high precision is necessary. If you are looking to communicate visually with sketches and diagrams, enhance and edit your photos, or pursue artistic interests such as drawing, painting, or animating, the pen tablets are an essential tool.
The first ting you need is a good software to create nice artworks. You can go for simple software like, MS paint, Gimp, or some advanced tools like Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Painter, Maya, 3DStudioMax, Pro-E, etc. Next thing you need is a graphic tablets or pen tablet to create artwork by your hand. If you have a pen tablet and some software, you can create stunning artworks. Many people believes that traditional pencil and paper are hard to beat, but just look at how the computer sketchpads with digital styluses changed the way of drawing and sketching.
When we consider the graphic tablets, Wacom is the most dominant company in the pen tablet field. There Wacom Bamboo Pen Tablet is a handy tool to design nice artwork. The Bamboo series of tablets offers a new way to work on your computer, with options for activities like photography, art and sketching, digital inking, and general navigation using multi-touch gestures.
XP-Pen offers a range of products for digital artists and graphics designers. They have Deco series, Deco Pro series, Star series and Artist series tablets. Easch model have their own features to create realistic artwork. The Deco Pro series equipped with double wheel and trackpad functionality to create an improved experience for professional level creation.
Huion offers a range of PEN tablets for artwork and digital drawing. The digital pens are ergonomicaly designed and the comfortably designed silicone grip releases fatigue.
Gaomon tablets are designed with passive electromagnetic resonance technology that combined with 10mm sensing height frees the digital pen from wire connection. It ensures users more flexible drawing conditions and also improves the working efficiency.
Next thing you need a software. The SmoothDraw is an easy natural painting and digital free-hand drawing software that can produce high quality pictures. Support many kinds of brushes (pen, pencil, dry media, airbrush, bristle brush, image hose, etc.), retouch tools, layers, image adjustment, and many effects. It works great with tablets and Tablet PC, moreover it is a freeware.
If you want to record your computer screen activity to demonstrate your skills a screen capture tool is essential. CamStudio is a free tool which can record all screen and audio activity on your computer and create industry-standard AVI video files and using its built-in SWF Producer can turn those AVIs into lean, mean, bandwidth-friendly Streaming Flash videos.
If you have an ipad or android tablet there are some handwriting note-taking apps are available for tablets. You can use apps like Quill or PenSupremacy to record pen strokes. You can find some nice app from ipad and android store.
What is your opinion about these methods? Can you find any other alternative methods to do the job easily ?