Committed to its mission in forming a very creative world, Wacom hopes to reach out to more Filipinos not just by partnering with other tech companies, but by also partnering with organizations such as the Philippine Society of IT Educators (PSITE) whose members include the biggest names in the industry. With a global reputation for providing excellent creative tools for our modern artists, Wacom hopes this partnerships can also help spread the company’s mission for a more creative world.
Not only did we witness the agreement between Wacom and PSITE, but we were also able to meet Disney animation studios’ Visual Development artist Armand Serrano who’s famous for his stunning outputs in Zootopia, Big Hero 6, Mulan, Tarzan, Surf’s Up, Open Season 2, Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs, and many more.
“It works seamlessly,” says Armand Serrano as he talked about Wacom’s Cintiq Pro. “I tried other brands before and nothing can beat Wacom. Hands down, it’s the best.”
Leading the global market share for creative pen tablets with an 85 percent share, Wacom has highly advanced and innovative creative tools that can blow you away.
Priced at P3,290, the Bamboo Fineline is a fine tip tuned for iOS devices and fully integrated with leading note taking apps such as Bamboo Paper, Good Notes, Notes Plus, Noteshelf, and ZoomNotes.
Possessing pressure sensitivity for authentic, natural writing, these pens have a customizable shortcut button for quick access and a twist mechanism for tip power and protection. Other than those great features, there’s no need to worry about getting so tired with holding it for hours since it has an ergonomic triangular design providing you with a comfortable fit.
The Bamboo Folio and the Bamboo Slate
Easy to carry, these smartpads can work with 1,024 levels of pressure and enables users to write on paper, allowing you to regain the natural feeling of writing on actual pages. Of course, you can also digitally save these outputs. Files can have a maximum of 100 pages and can be saved locally to the smartpad or to any Bluetooth-enabled iOS device or Android mobile device. When you need to re-edit or share these files, the Bamboo smartpads are automatically synced with Wacom Inkspace cloud service so you don’t need to save manually. Files are also editable and shareable via Dropbox, Evernote, and OneNote.
The Bamboo slate (Small) is priced at P7,990 and (Large) P6,990, while the Bamboo Folio (Small) costs P7,990 and (Large) P10, 690.
Their new product lineup is also comprised of natural and accurate creative pens and tablets that give users a wide range for creative capabilities.
The Intuos Pro
Being 8mm thick, the Intuos Pro can easily fit with the computer in your laptop bag. Possessing natural pen technology with 4x higher accuracy and pressure sensitivity, this tablet comes with multi-touch control, eight shortcut ExpressKeys, and a TouchRing to allow for a faster and more natural creative experience.
The Intuos Pro also has two unique user modes: Classic and Paper. With the Classic mode, you’ll be able to use the tablet digitally, connecting it to your computer through Bluetooth or a USB connection. In Classic mode, the tablet is compatible with the Pro Pen 2. With Paper mode, sync the tablet to your desktop or mobile and use either the Finetip Gel pen, the Ballpoint pen-a fast oil-ink pen, or the 0.5 mm Pencil pen to draw your ideas. The Intuos Pro’s Paper clip can hold up to 10 sheets of (any type) of paper and is easy to attach and remove.
The Intuos Pro and Intuos Pro Paper both come in Medium and Large with the Intuos Pro (Medium) costing P21,890 and (Large) P24,890, while the Intuos Pro Paper is priced at P29,590 (Medium) and (Large) P32,590.
The MobileStudio Pro
Taking digital art to a higher level, the MobileStudio Pro is probably going to be the best buddy of every professional artist alive.
With its elegant and slim design, the MobileStudio Pro has customizable ExpressKeys, radial menus, and multi-touch control providing you with shortcuts that can save lots of time.
Designed for creative workloads, it can keep on working with you for up to six hours (depending on how much you use it, of course) and is powered by a full-featured Windows 10 computer with amazing graphic powers that can run 2D, 3D, and CAD software anywhere with a stunning 4K resolution display that boasts life-like color.
With up to 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage, it has an Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA Quadro Graphics coming hand in hand with the Wacom Pro Pen 2. Adding to all that, the MobileStudio Pro also has a built-in Intel 3D RealSense camera which is perfect for CAD Designers, product designers, and 3D sculptors who wish to scan objects that can start up their 3D workflow. The MobileStudio Pro comes in 13.3 inches and 15.6 inches.
The Cintiq Pro
Having an etched glass surface, drawing on the Cintiq Pro makes you feel as though you’re just writing naturally on paper.
Providing a pen-on-screen drawing experience, the new Wacom Cintiq Pro has a slim design that comes in both sizes 13 inches and 16 inches. Compact and easy to bring along, the Cintiq Pro 13” is an ideal pad for sketching and drawing. Priced at P59,000, it has Full HD 1,920 x 1,080 resolution and 87 percent Adobe RGB color accuracy.
Meanwhile the Cintiq Pro 16” is priced at P88,000. Giving you more space to draw and create, it has an impressive 4K 3,840 x 2,160 resolution and 94 percent Adobe RGB color accuracy, which is just what you need if you have to work on painting and retouching.
The Cintiq Pro is also compatible with the separately sold Wacom ExpressKey Remote which gives you a chance to save a lot more time and the Wacom Stand that lets you switch between three comfortable working positions and folds flat for traveling.
Unfortunately, these products aren’t available yet in the Philippines but they are available via the Wacom e-store. Simply log unto www.wacom.com.
Taking next generation pens, expanding into 3D design and showcasing new and innovative products which can address every creative workflow, Wacom will surely take you into a life where you will dare to create.