I used the XPPen Artist Pro 16 (Gen 2) to unleash my creativity

The XPPen Artist Pro 16 (Gen 2) in action
The XPPen Artist Pro 16 (Gen 2) applies world-leading technology to give photographers and artists a sublime drawing experience. On-screen artwork by Shan Jiang (Image credit: XPPen)

Ever since I was an art student, I’ve loved exploring the creative possibilities that computers offer. Photography and illustration are both passions of mine, so a drawing device quickly became part of my everyday digital workflow. After testing the waters with a pen tablet, I upgraded to a drawing display, where you draw directly onto the screen with a pressure-sensitive stylus, and never looked back. It’s a fantastic way to edit photos and create original artwork.

Tablet computers are slowly adopting pressure-sensitive styluses, but a drawing display connected to your Windows or macOS computer gives you a larger drawing area; access to more powerful software and storage for working on RAW photos or detailed illustrations; and just a better all-round creative experience.

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