5+ best software for drawing tablets
Adobe Photoshop has earned itself a reputation for being the most preferred photo editing app and rightly so.
If you’re looking for one of the best apps for your Wacom tablet then this tool is definitely one of the most suitable options on our list.
With all the tools it has on offer apart from consistently adding new features regularly, Adobe Photoshop is indeed the most recommended software for digital artists.
From the basic text and pencil tool to the advanced textures and hundreds of brushes, Photoshop has everything that you need in a digital painting app to create next-level digital artwork.
One amazing perk is the new brush features that enable you to draw cleaner lines and smooth brush strokes.
This software also comes with smoothing modes (including Stroke Catch-up mode and Catch-up on Stroke End mode).
You also get seamless integration with other Adobe Creative Cloud suite apps and you can also share your artwork on social media Facebook, Instagram, etc with just one click.
One of the best characteristics is the extensive toolkit that allows you to create professional-grade artwork.
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Create your best visual digital work, make portraits intricate drawings, or with this versatile software!
Adobe Illustrator is up-to-standard graphic design software that allows the creation of many different types of visual products, like illustrations, logos, product packaging, and icons.
While the UI is intuitive and you can get the gist of it pretty quickly, the number of features this software provides is actually very extensive. It can be used both on Windows and Mac and is available in over 20 different languages.
With Adobe Illustrator you can create typography, draw freehand and trace and recolor graphics. The quality of your images is guaranteed because the software is vector-based.
Illustrator users are very satisfied with the high quality of the images, regardless of the sizing. This is due to the fact that the software is vector-based.
A really nice and convenient feature of the software is that it can be used offline. Your files sync to the Creative Cloud and you can always pick up where you left off. The cloud also keeps all the previous versions of your document, so you can easily access them.
Texts and objects can be positioned with precision. You can turn shapes and colors into logos and icons. You can extract colors from other pictures and use them in your design.
Collaborating is also very easy and convenient. You just have to share a link in order to give access to your project. Moreover, Adobe Illustrator has a large number of users worldwide, which makes it more likely that your collaborators are already familiar with it.
Adobe Illustrator is available by a yearly plan, which can be paid in advance or in small increments, month by month. It also has a monthly subscription plan which can be canceled and renewed anytime.
Create high quality images of all sorts and styles with a huge set of optimized tools.
Creating digital art that looks and feels like a real, traditional painting is among the main qualities of Corel Painter, one of the biggest pioneers of the digital art software.
A painter can be used both on Mac and Windows PCs, but it has features that are put to best use on a drawing tablet. It is highly sensitive to the pressure of the pen which makes it feel like a real painter’s canvas.
Speaking of canvas, you can easily pan, zoom, rotate and apply lighting and surface texture.
The main contributor to the realistic effect of the paintings you can create in Corel Painter is the versatility of the brushes. You have many brush controls such as modify size, shape, angle, and flow. They are very well organized in a brush library. Every dab can be individually edited and adjusted which contributes immensely to the traditional painting aesthetic.
Experimental artists can benefit from the possibility of mixing wet and dry brushes on your painting in order to create unique mixed-media-looking works.
When it comes to colors, Painter has a color wheel, a color mixer, color sets, and harmonies so you can create your own personalized palette. Moreover, you can view your painting in grayscale which helps with certain adjustments.
You can get the software as a one-time purchase or as a monthly subscription. It can be tried in a 15-day free trial.
Make digital art that looks and feels like traditional art and mix a variety of tools to create beautiful and unique pieces.
Affinity Designer is one of the fastest and most precise vector graphics software on the market. The app offers all the tools that you need, ranging from pen to gradient.
The Designer offers great speed and accuracy, and it allows you to pan the screen at 60fps. In addition, it supports zoom, so you can see and edit the smallest details.
Supports RGB, CMYK, LAB, and Grayscale colors (ICC color management and 16-bit channel editing) and is compatible with PSD, SVG, EPS, PDF, FH files, and more.
With this great software you can take advantage of a raster graphics toolkit and enjoy a wide range of adjustment layers, masks, and blend modes.
Thanks to all the versatile functions this tool is considered by many users as the best drawing app for the Gaomon tablet.
Make the best of your skills with a complex range of brushes, pressure control, and tilt that you can use with your stylus to create natural-looking artwork.
You also get a powerful export mode (to select areas, layers, or objects to export). Affinity supports real-time editing for embedded documents and it allows outline, pixel, and split-screen view.
This post was written by Tashreef Shareef and was first posted to windowsreport.com