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Intuos Pro Small rounds out Wacom’s trio of pen tablets

Intuos Pro Small rounds out Wacom’s trio of pen tablets

It's been a little while since we last heard from Wacom's Intuos Pro line, but today it stepped back into the lineup with a new Pro Small tablet. The new Intuos Pro Small will be joining the existing Pro Medium and Large tablets, and Wacom says that with its launch, the Intuos Pro line is now complete. If you've been considering an Intuos Pro but were turned away by the price of the Medium and Large tablets, this one might be more up your alley.

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Sorry poets: Google Poemportraits shows no one’s job is safe from AI

Sorry poets: Google Poemportraits shows no one’s job is safe from AI

The usefulness and capability of machine learning and artificial intelligence when it comes to technological advancement is already clear to many of us, but what about when it comes to creating art? That's one question Google is setting out to answer with Poemportraits, which is creating one big collective poem through a collaboration between humans and AI.

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Wacom MobileStudio Pro 13 Review: The obvious best choice for illustrators

Wacom MobileStudio Pro 13 Review: The obvious best choice for illustrators

The Wacom MobileStudio Pro 13 is the no-compromise version of every other stylus tablet or phone on the market today. This device has the Wacom Pro Pen 2, the most idyllic digital stylus I've ever used - and quite possibly the best digital stylus available in the world today. While other machines aim to fill all your needs at once, the Wacom MobileStudio Pro 13 is a creative tool that's focused squarely on that one role. This is an illustrator's tablet.

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Wacom MobileStudio Pro 13: King of stylus PC balance, but for whom?

Wacom MobileStudio Pro 13: King of stylus PC balance, but for whom?

We're splitting up our Wacom Mobile Studio Pro (DTH-W1320) 13-inch model Review into several parts, starting with this basic assessment. It's a device that needs to be approached from several angles. Today we're discussing impressions with which this device left us after a several months-long review process. We're looking today at the sorts of person this device is best for - and about who might want to avoid purchase.

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How DeviantArt Eclipse hides ads as it claims to be ad-free

How DeviantArt Eclipse hides ads as it claims to be ad-free

A change is coming to DeviantArt, and it would seem that some folks aren't particularly pleased. Such a thing should be expected with any big change in a popular webspace, especially with a social network like DeviantArt where some people make their livelihood. When you mess with someone's cash - even if that cash is supplemental to their main income - you get the horns.

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Ergo Kiwi Review: CNC-cut, 3D printed, ergonomic craft blade handle

Ergo Kiwi Review: CNC-cut, 3D printed, ergonomic craft blade handle

The Ergo Kiwi is the best ergonomically-sound X-ACTO blade knife that I've ever used. And I've used a lot. I've used every sort of blade from the most basic $6 metal original-brand knife to the rubbery silicone of the X2000 (my favorite up until now). The Ergo Kiwi is the first 3rd-party craft knife holder (base for X-ACTO knives) that I've been able to use for more than one project - nothing else really made the grade, so to speak.

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Adobe Creative Cloud users getting ‘color fonts’ free in February

Adobe Creative Cloud users getting ‘color fonts’ free in February

This month the folks at Adobe made a push to bring love to users for Valentine's Day in the form of color fonts. Color fonts are a strange new beast, the likes of which only began to make sense here in this computer-first generation, one in which the letterpress techniques of the past have gone the way of the dodo. They're extinct, and the world is crumbling as a result.

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Google Arts & Culture app brings AR paintings to your room

Google Arts & Culture app brings AR paintings to your room

This week the folks at Google responsible for making their Arts & Culture app made big strides with augmented reality and virtual reality alike. It began with a new Camera tab, live in both the Android and iOS versions of the app right this minute. This new Camera app allows images to be projected (in the phone) and for the phone to identify artworks all around you.

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Wacom Cintiq 16 is a pen display for the rest of us

Wacom Cintiq 16 is a pen display for the rest of us

Wacom's tablets - officially dubbed "creative pen displays" - are used by artists of many different stripes, but one roadblock to actually obtaining one can be price. Wacom's displays typically aren't cheap, and though that isn't necessarily a negative thing, it means that people who are just getting started with art studies or even a career may have trouble affording one. Wacom hopes to alleviate that issue by announcing the Cintiq 16 today at CES 2019.

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Samsung adds 62 new pieces of artwork to Frame TV Art Store

Samsung adds 62 new pieces of artwork to Frame TV Art Store

Samsung's stylish "The Frame" TV can now display additional artwork thanks to new partnerships with The Van Gogh Museum, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, and Uffizi Galleries. Under this partnership, Samsung is able to offer The Frame TV owners access to an additional 62 pieces of artwork through the platform's Art Store.

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Google’s virtual museum offers all Vermeer paintings in an AR gallery

Google’s virtual museum offers all Vermeer paintings in an AR gallery

Google has added a new Pocket Gallery feature to its Google Arts & Culture app, enabling users to view all of the artist Vermeer's artwork in the same place...virtually, that is. This provides the only way to view all 36 of Vermeer's paintings in the same gallery due to the theft of one nearly three decades ago.

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AI-generated portrait ‘painting’ sells for $432,500 at auction

AI-generated portrait ‘painting’ sells for $432,500 at auction

Auction house Christie's has sold its first AI-created "painting," a portrait of a fictional man created by an algorithm. The portrait sold for nearly half a million dollars, raising questions over what is considered art. The image is "signed" by the artist with a cursive script featuring the algorithm used to generate the piece.

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