Interlude

Graphics Tablets

THERE ARE SOME THINGS I JUST CAN’T WORK WITHOUT, and one of them is my Wacom tablets. They are indespensible when it comes to my workflow and actually save valuable production time on a daily basis.

My first experience with a Graphics tablet of any kind was during my employment at a small production company creating animated television shows. Early on we had very small budgets and therefore relatively cheap equipment to work with. We used Summasketch Graphics tablets (Summagraphics) and even though they got the job done, they were pretty clumsy to work with. The main reason was the lack of wireless technology – the stylus was not cordless. It constantly got in the way of my arm as I moved across the tablet’s surface ...

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