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What is Graphics Tablet

Handbook of Research on Computational Arts and Creative Informatics
Computer peripheral that allows hand drawn input using a stylus pen rather than a mouse.
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A Graphics Tablet as a Fine Art Tool
Nicola Quinn (University of Limerick, Ireland) and Annette Aboulafia (University of Limerick, Ireland)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-352-4.ch011
People have used tools for artistic expression for millennia. Relatively recent is the use of digital technology to afford the creation of art. However, many draw into question digital technologies conduciveness to creativity during the artistic process. Recent developments of digital technology for artists have lead to the creation of a graphics tablet from Wacom Technologies. It is claimed that the graphics tablet is more favorable to creativity than other existing digital technologies. This chapter addresses this issue through a qualitative study of five artists using the Wacom graphics tablet, in particular the artist’s own experience using the graphics tablet is explored. The outcome of this study indicates that the graphics tablet is a useful tool. However, there are still several improvements required to advance the graphics tablet to a stage suitable for fine artists.
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A device that allows a user to write on the screen using a pen. It is often used for drawing pictures, but can be used to write words and symbols, just as if a person were writing on a piece of paper.
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