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GIMP for Absolute Beginners by Roman Joost, Jan Smith

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C H A P T E R   7

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Setting Up a Graphics Tablet

In This Chapter

  • The benefits of using a graphics tablet
  • How to add a graphics tablet
  • Setting up a graphics tablet

The Benefits of Using a Graphics Tablet

A graphics or digital tablet is a digital drawing tool for sketching or drawing with the aid of a computer. The tablet plugs into the computer and comes with a pen-like stylus that allows more artistic control than doing the same actions with a mouse. The stylus feels natural — not just while sketching but also while doing photo touch-ups.

When you draw on the tablet with your stylus, the drawing shows on your computer screen. The stylus is ...

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