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    Drawing tablet for PC, suggestions please!

    Hi Guys,

    I have immense respect for all the great true artists on this site. I have a friend who an artist in the making, and he would like a tablet, as he has been working with the mouse uptill now(I know some of you can't imagine that, lol).

    Could you recommend me good tablets throuhgout different price ranges?

    1. What would be the minimum quality, but cheapest?
    2. What is mid-range?
    3. What is a super tablet?



    Thanks in advance!


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    Wacom is the only tablet that has been worth anything. The other tablets I had heard of were cheap off-brands that didn't last more than a year and had the sensitivity of a brick.

    I'm not even sure anyone here has anything other than a Wacom.

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    Okay, got it - but I see there are Wacom's at 50 euros(netherlands) and 200 ..
    A few are A6 format.. seems so small..

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    Wacom's Graphire line is for home/recreational use, their Intuos line is for working digital artists. They might be called something different in Europe though.
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    Mine is a 6x8 Intous (the first series Intous). I know most artists on here use a 9x12, but I've been terribly comfortable for years on the smaller size. The tablet mimics the size of your monitor, so the only concern for size is if you have a wide stroke.

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    While most people here use this.
    Getting this would be more affordable and a decent size.

    /me uses 9x12

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    I've got a Graphire 3 4x6 and later on i plan on moving to a larger Intuos when i start doing some more art intensive work.

    But until then this does me fine. =)

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    I have to say that if you don't do much digital work, 3x4 is fine (it's the size my fiancee has, because he's more of a natural artist). However, I had to do a coloring gig (8+ hr shifts) at a studio that had nothing but 3x4 graphires. Even though it was all flat color with no detail, my wrist was burning after every session. :/

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