An In-Depth Comprehensive Review of the Art Pen


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The Art Pen

The Grip Pen, the Art Pen, and the Airbrush Pen all have 2048 levels of pressure and an eraser tip. In addition to the 5 degrees of freedom that the standard Grip Pen and the Airbrush Pen feature, the Art Pen adds the 6th degree of freedom, Barrel Rotation. The Art Pen is capable of capturing all of the combined motions of the artist's hand. As such, the Art Pen is the stylus to have for maximum, expressive mark making. Because the stylus senses barrel rotation, it's perfectly matched with non-symmetric dab shapes. Let's take a look.

So, I've now got the Art Pen in my hand, and I've got a Fan Brush here, so we can see that it's an asymmetrical tip, and if you look at the little 3D model up in the upper left, you can see that as well as tilt and bearing, what is different here is, when I rotate this pen in my hand, it's literally rotating the shape of the brush as well. So, what this means, unlike the Grip Pen, if I want to get a wide line in this dimension and a...

The Art Pen
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The Art Pen provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by John Derry as part of the Wacom Essential Training

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3D + Animation Design Photography
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