Wacom Intuos 5 Wacom makes a drawing tablet.
They have been there for a while.
They did a good job--
They did a bunch.
It's not easy to choose the Wacom model we highlighted here, but we did find a hybrid feature with a wide range of appeal.
Since the Intuos series has just been updated in spring 2012, it seems like a promising candidate and worth a closer look.
Intuos 5 in the middle-
The range of the Wacom lineup, which means that it offers some very good features at a reasonable price (
Equivalent to the entry-
You may first notice that the drawing surface is surrounded by a rubber frame.
If you're the kind of person who likes to decorate your gadgets with color boxes or pattern protective covers, it can be disappointing, but Wacom products tend to be very bad.
Whether you like aesthetics or not, textures are a great feature to improve handling and durability.
So while Intuos 5 may lack external charm, most of its magic power is on the screen.
Like an iPad.
This eliminates the need for a mouse (
Common Burden of tablets).
Wacom to super-
The sensitive stylus input allows intense control by the artist, and the Intuos is no exception.
It will even go up the next floor ---
Wacom claims that the screen can distinguish between intentional touch and accidental touch (
For example, brush your wrist onto the frame, which can cause huge digital smearing or paint spills on your composition).