Jul 20, 2021

Huion’s New Inspiroy KeyDial K200 is an Award-Winning All-in-one Solution for Digital Artists

The well-established drawing tablet maker, Huion, recently launched a new pen tablet and keyboard combo, called the Inspiron KeyDial K200. With its innovative design, it is made for artists who are not particularly attracted to pen displays and...

Jan 20, 2021

Get on Your Feet and Keep Drawing with the OGAWA Leband Electric Sit-Stand Desk Converter

It might seem unrelated to digital documentation, but digitalEPIGRAPHY would like to draw your attention to a device that has an impact not on your epigraphic product but on the way it is created.

Oct 8, 2020

Adonit’s Note-M iPad stylus arrives with built in mouse functions, teaching you a trick or two about multitasking

Until a couple of days ago I had rather conflicting feelings about Adonit’s latest iPad stylus, the appropriately named Note-M. The “M” moniker is supposed to stand for mouse, and indeed, the novelty here is the combining of a computer mouse...

Jun 11, 2020

Move over PaperLike, the new Moshi iVisor provides a matte drawing surface for the iPad with the promise of reusability and easy application

One of the cornerstones of tablet usability in epigraphic work (or in any drawing-related activity, for that matter ) is how well we get accustomed to using a stylus on glass surfaces. If you’ve ever traced a pattern on a light table or by holding...

Mar 23, 2020

The new One is the cheapest among Wacom's budget-conscious drawing displays

With the just released Wacom One, digitalEPIGRAPHY revisits and compares Wacom's budget options to see if the new Cintiqs can be competitive enough in the well-established low-cost drawing display market.

Oct 8, 2019

In many regards, Sketchboard Pro could be the ideal iPad drawing board for digital epigraphy

Either drawing in the field at the monuments or inking in the studio, creating steady lines and smooth curves requires a large drawing surface with lots of elbow room.

Mar 20, 2019

Meet Apple’s new iPad Air 10.5-inch, a repackaged, wallet-friendly rival to the iPad Pro

Although Apple’s new iPad Air might look familiar for those who remember the 10.5-inch iPad Pro from two years ago, it is a brand-new mid-tier tablet between the entry-level iPad and the high-end Pro models.

Feb 26, 2019

FRTMA Apple Pencil (Second Generation) Silicone Case Sleeve and Silicon Case Anti-Slip Holder Grip with Nib Cover Accessories Kit

The new Apple Pencil must be protected in case it's accidentally dropped to the ground, and now FRTMA released 2 different silicon sleeves to safeguard your brand-new stylus.

Feb 23, 2019

Wacom Ergo Stand and Desk Arm for Cintiq Pro 24 and 32

Wacom’s new Cintiq Pro tablets are great drawing displays, but they don’t provide a tremendous amount of flexibility when it comes to finding the right drawing position.

Feb 10, 2019

Photoshop CC (2019) - Where to buy and what to know about Adobe's photo, image, and design editing software

Adobe Photoshop CC is a photo, image, and design editing software built for professional designers, photographers, and artists. It is now part of the Adobe Creative Cloud service...

Jan 19, 2019

Artstudio Pro by Lucky Clan – a cheap Photoshop/Procreate alternative worthy of your attention

Although we at digitalEPIGRAPHY are committed to the software that works best for our field and studio drawing needs, there are instances when one needs to experiment with alternatives.

Dec 12, 2018

The best budget Wacom drawing display alternatives for digital artists Part 2 – XP-Pen Artist Display Series

In the second part of introducing budget-friendly artist displays, digitalEPIGRAPHY would like to draw your attention towards yet another emerging company that was founded in Japan in 2005, called XP-Pen.

Dec 5, 2018

First generation Apple Pencil (2015)

Although at the moment all the attention is directed towards Apple’s new iPads and its brand new, 2nd generation Apple Pencil, there are still multiple reasons to include the original version with our recommended tools.

Dec 1, 2018

Budget Wacom drawing display alternatives for digital artists Part 1 – Huion Kamvas Pro tablet monitors

When it comes to buying a drawing tablet for all your studio and/or field documentation elated work, there are a lot of standpoints to consider, such as size, accuracy, pressure sensitivity, efficiency and, last but not least, cost effectiveness.

Nov 22, 2018

SmudgeGuard drawing gloves and their alternatives – a digital artists’ everyday essential

A lot of digital artists have the problem that after a while of using a Wacom tablet, the surface warms up and their hands start "sticking" to the drawing display, making the glass surface less than ideal for that smooth brushstroke they were about...

Nov 17, 2018

PaperLike is the best iPad screen protector for digital artists

The micro-granular dust that’s in the air is potentially the biggest hazard when working in the field with our precious digital tools. Obviously, your iPad needs protection when tucked away in your bag while carried to and from the monument...

Nov 7, 2018

iPad Pro 10 Inch (2017) - Can last year's star stay relevant with the new iPad Pros just being released?

With the new iPad Pros just landing in Apple Stores all over the world, it is probably a good time to revisit last year’s most capable tablet for those who consider investing into a powerful drawing device, but are on the more budget-conscious...

Oct 26, 2018

FRTMA Soft Magnetic Silicone Holder Grip for Apple Pencil

The Apple Pencil is a fantastic accessory for the iPad Pro, but it’s slippery and always rolls all over the place. This unexpensive Apple Pencil sleeve is here to save the day. The FRTMA sleeve is a silicone holder and grip for Apple Pencil having...

Oct 21, 2018

Logitech Craft wireless keyboard

The Logitech Craft has a clean look and includes a “creative input dial” right above its escape key, it’s designed to augment software like Photoshop, Illustrator and Office. While many keyboards in the past have had volume control wheels, the...

Oct 10, 2018

Procreate for iPad - Sketch. Paint. Create.

Procreate is a multi-award winning painting app designed for creative professionals. Made exclusively for iPad, Procreate allows you to create beautiful sketches, inspiring paintings, and stunning illustrations wherever you are.

Oct 8, 2018

Hej Stylus! is the first global pen stabilizer application for mac

Hej Stylus! V3 is the first global pen stabilizer application for mac. It’s capable of smoothing out position, pressure, tilt and rotational values. It also maps pressure and stabilizes line drawing with the ruler tool.

Oct 1, 2018

Delux T11 Designer Keypad

Delux's Designer Keyboard is a useful tool to eliminate the need of memorizing all the shortcut keys a digital artist needs to use every day, and helps minimizing the time one spends with repetitive tasks when working with Photoshop etc. This is the...

Sep 27, 2018

iSkelter and Araree iPad Pro Drawing Boards

The iPad, just like the Wacom Companion, consists mostly of screen surface, with almost no bezel to get a grip on. For this reason, the obvious first step in customizing the hardware is, again, getting a larger drawing board into which, the device...

Sep 21, 2018

Elevation Lab DraftTable For iPad Pro

Existing iPad stands are designed for smaller iPads, mainly for consumption. With iPad Pro, they are flimsy, lack adjustment, and annoying to use. Elevation Lab's solution offers something like a traditional drafters table - sturdy, solid and...

Sep 13, 2018

Wacom Express Key Remote

An accessory that should be considered for anybody using Wacom’s solutions, whether in the field or in the studio. This little wireless device provides a set of seventeen customizable buttons and a touch ring to allow the artist achieving instant...

Sep 12, 2018

Astropad Studio for iPad

Astropad Studio turns the iPad Pro into a completely customizable graphics tablet. It's Astro HQ's highest performance tool for the most demanding creative work.

Sep 2, 2018

Logitech Crayon for iPad (6th Gen.)

Logitech Crayon is a versatile, pixel-precise digital pencil, designed specifically for iPad 6th generation and its large Multi-Touch Retina display, that brings another dimension to learning and opens up new avenues of creativity for any digital...