Pen Displays

MobileStudio Pro 2019 (DTHW1621H) Review And first look

Mobilestudio Pro 2019 Review In Few Words (Mini Review) After over 3 years of getting the last MobileStudio Pro model. We finally got an upgrade of Wacom’s portable computer with an integrated Cintiq in it. In many ways, it has some of the basic features of the previous model, like the rocker buttons, express keys, …

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How to solve the issue of the cursor not moving in your Huion tablet or pen display?

You Were Drawing With Your Huion Device, And Suddenly, The Cursor Stopped Moving Huion devices can be a really good replacement for Wacom devices. They even became the ones I use every day by the time I am writing this article (besides an iPad Pro, which is convenient to practice drawing anywhere). But just like …

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What is parallax? And is it really bad in a pen display like Cintiq or Kamvas?

Let’s Take A Closer Look At Parallax parallax is one of the issues new artists worry about more than they should. While it’s undesirable to have it on a drawing device by many artists, it’s not that big of hindrance as you may imagine. In this post, we will take a closer look at parallax …

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What Cintiq (or pen display) size to get? Is small, medium or large size is better

Let Me Help You Decide On The Right Cintiq Or Pen Display Size To Get Just like Picking the right graphics tablet size can be confusing, specially for a first-time buyers. Picking the right Cintiq size can be the same. Specially givng the many factors that go into that. In this post, I will talk …

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Huion Kamvas PRO 22 (2019) Review, an affordable pen display with laminated display and battery-free pen

Kamvas Pro 22 Review In Few Words (Mini Review) Kamvas Pro 22 is a nice example of how Huion pen displays kept improving over the year. I followed their brand for years now, and they easily offer a valid option to those who can’t afford to buy a Ciniq. This model continues with offering a …

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Cintiq 22 2019 Review (DTK2260K0A), an affordable large Cintiq with Pro Pen 2

Cintiq 22 Review In Few Words (Mini Review) With the release of Cintiq 22, almost all Cintiq Pro models will have a chapter alternative with a similar size. While I have no issue recommending other Wacom alternatives, like Huion, XP-Pen and the other (I use a Huion myself), some prefer to get a brand like …

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Cintiq Pro 16 VS Cintiq 16 comparison, what’s the difference between the two?

Don’t Know If You Should Buy Cintiq Pro 16 Or Cintiq 16? Let’s Compare The Two Recently, Wacom released a new & more affordable Cintiq 16, which is kinda lower than the Cintiq Pro 16, which was released in 2017. In this post, I will illustrate all the differences between the two. Just like all …

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Cintiq 16 Review (DTK-1660) Everything you need to know.

Cintiq 16 Review In Few Words (Mini Review) By introducing a Cintiq lower screen resolution & color gamut, and with a lower price. Wacom is trying to create an affordable option to those who can’t afford its higher models. To a good degree, it succeeded. The 1920 x 1080 screen & its 72% NTSC color …

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Best Affordable Pen displays and Cintiq Alternatives to buy in 2018 – Including Huion, Ugee, XP-Pen, Monoprice & other brands (updated for 2019)

Want To Have A Wacom Cintiq? But It’s Expensive For You? Here Are Some Affordable Cintiq Alternatives For You Many artists dream of buying a Wacom Cintiq to draw directly on the screen, just like we do with pencil & paper, but their high prices makes it unaffordable to many of us. Fortunately, there are …

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XP-Pen Artist10S review a very small & affordable 10.1 inch pen display to use on the go.

XP-Pen Artist10s Review In Few Words (Mini Review) XP-Pen Artist10S is the smallest XP-Pen pen display from their lineup. The thing you can’t beat it about is the price. The resolution is okay, the small size of it makes it easy to carry it around. The lower pressure may sound like XP-Pen Artist10S is a …

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Artisul D22-21.5″ Review A pen display with a Scroll Dial (similar to the touch ring in Wacom products)

Artisul D22 Review In Few Words (Mini Review) Artisul is a company I am yet to write a lot about their products, but they seem to offer many affordable Cintiq alternatives at different screen sizes. While the amount of pressure Artisul D22 supports is less than the other pen displays, it’s still more than enough, …

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Ugee UG-2150 review – One of the best Cintiq Alternative out there (has no hot keys).

Ugee UG-2150 Review In Few Words (Mini Review) Ugee UG-2150 is a very good Cintiq alternative, both when it comes to the price & what to it provide you when it comes to drawing area & experience. The screen offers a large enough area to draw to your heart content. The slippery screen surface is …

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XP-PEN Artist22E Review A Cintiq Alternative with many hot keys – With comparison to XP-Pen Artist22

XP-PEN Artist22e Review In Few Words (Mini Review) XP-PEN Artist22E is a nice upgrade from XP-Pen Artist22 (which I reviewed here), besides the fact it has many hot keys (16 of them, 8 on each side), and the cable management is better. The two are quite similar. The amount of pressure XP-PEN Artist22E supports (2048 …

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XP-Pen Artist15.6 review a Cintiq alternative pen display with a battery-free Passive pen, with a comparison to XP-PEN Artist16 Pro

XP-Pen Artist15.6 Review In Few Words (Mini Review) XP-Pen Artist15.6 is a good pen display for artists who are looking for a Cintiq-like experience. The resolution of the screen is very standard at 1920X1080, it’s good for the 15.6 inch screen XP-Pen Artist15.6 has. The screen color gamut is okay too (the range of colors …

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XP-Pen Artist13.3 Review, A Cintiq Alternative with 13.3-Inch IPS drawing screen. Along with installation tips

XP-Pen Artist13.3 Review In Few Words (Mini Review) XP-Pen Artist13.3 is one of the most affordable Cintiq alternatives out there, price-wise. It’s really a good choice if you’re cash-strapped, as long as you don’t mind drawing on a smaller screen, as adding a bit more money can get you few inches of screen space (up …

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Huion KAMVAS GT-156HDV2 review Drawing Monitor Pen Display & Cintiq Alternative – (15.6-inch Screen)

KAMVAS GT-156HDV2 Review In Few Words (Mini Review) KAMVAS GT-156HDV2 has the same 8192 levels of pressure sensitivity. The 15.6 inches screen will provide you with a good drawing space compared to the smaller pen displays, while still being small enough to be carried around with some efforts. The screen resolution of 1920 X 1080 …

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GAOMON PD1560 review a 15.6 Inch pen display & Cintiq Alternative & 10 hot Keys

GAOMON PD1560 Review In Few Words (Mini Review) Generally speaking, I quite like what GAOMON PD1560 can provide at this price point. It has a good drawing area, with a good screen resolution of 1920 X 1080 (though some artists way prefer more). The pressure sensitivity is good as well (though you shouldn’t care much …

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Huion KAMVAS GT-191 Review Digital Graphics Drawing Monitor 8192 Pen Pressure 19.5 Inch HD Pen Display for Windows and Mac PC

Huion KAMVAS GT-191 Review In Few Words (Mini Review) Here comes the successor to GT-190 (reviewed here), the good Cinitq Alternative that I complimented back in the day, but this time with a 1080P resolution on the 19.5 panel, higher pressure sensitivity, which is not an important feature, but is very nice to have. The …

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Is Cintiq Pro Engine Creative PC module Worth it? Or should you build a PC instead (with comparison with two PC builds & laptop)

Is The Cintiq Pro Engine Creative PC Module Worth It Cintiq 24 With Wacom introducing the Cintiq Pro 24, and its 32-inch counterpart, they also introduced the creative PC module with it, a PC module you attach to the back of each of the two Cintiq 24 & 32 models. It contains a full-fledged PC …

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