5 TOP-RATED AMAZON PRODUCTS FOR DIGITAL ARTISTS

Are you an artist looking for a great product to step up your art game? Here are some of the top-rated products Amazon has to offer for digital artists.


The first product I am going to mention is the Wacom Intuos Graphics Drawing Tablet. I personally use this product for all of my digital paintings (digitalarteffects) in Adobe Photoshop. For any digital artist out there, this product is a must-have. It's simple to learn how to use and can be invaluable for any artist trying to sell or promote their work.


1. Wacom Intuos Graphics Drawing Tablet with Bonus Software, 7.9" X 6.3", Black (CTL4100) by Wacom


Amazon Product Description:

  • Graphics tablet to use in any software for digital art, photo editing and animation 4096 levels of pressure sensitivity and 2540 lip

  • Connect this digital drawing tablet to your computer via USB cable to your Mac or PC to easily write, edit or convey ideas to students or colleagues when web-conferencing

  • Slim design and compact sized art tablet with a large drawing area (6.0 inches x 3.7 inches); Perfect for limited desktop areas and gives more room to create

  • Easy setup, for both left and right handed use; The pen doesn't need to be charged so you can start creating immediately; 4 customizable express keys put your favorite shortcuts at your fingertips

  • Bonus: Register your Intuos to receive Clip Studio Paint Pro (2-yr license), and try out Corel Painter Essentials 7 & Corel AfterShot Pro 3 (90-day trial); Must register to receive software; Offer only available for customers located in the Americas

  • System requirements: Windows 7, 8.1 or 10 (excluding Windows 10 S; Latest service pack/build), macOS X 10.11 or later (latest update)


2. Master the Art of Speed Painting: Digital Painting Techniques BOOK


I recently purchased this book as I continue to learn more about the art of speed painting and painting in Adobe Photoshop. There is so much that you can do in Photoshop with paintbrush tools that can give you incredible art pieces. The Master the Art of Speed Painting book is a helpful training tool for anyone looking to gain knowledge and experience speed painting. It also gives you an overview of how to create custom brushes in Photoshop which can be one of the most helpful tools when creating a digital painting.


Amazon Product Description:


For matte painters and concept artists working in the movie, videogame, and TV industry, it can often be important to be able to quickly and efficiently create artwork, for storyboarding and storytelling purposes. Master the Art of Speed Painting: Digital Painting Techniques aims to be the go-to book for artists training to enter the industry, and for established artists looking to brush up on their knowledge of speed painting.

Featuring helpful time-saving tips and techniques from established industry artists, such as how to create and use custom brushes, and how to implement an impressionistic style, there's plenty to offer to help the artist master their craft. In addition, there are time-specific guides for painting in 10-, 30-, 60- or 120-minute periods, all to enable the artist to tailor their abilities to suit any situation that might arise in the high-pressure, time-sensitive creative industry. Become a speed-painting master in no time!

Master the Art of Speed Painting: Digital Painting Techniques also aims to fill a void within the digital art book market, as no directly comparative title currently exists. In today's fast-moving world, speed is often of the essence, and this book will become an essential guide for students and established artists alike.


3. Beginner's Guide to Digital Painting in Photoshop: Characters BOOK


Anyone looking to gain the knowledge and skills they need to character draw, this book is another helpful tool for digital artists. Take your skills to the next level with this book. Learn more about character drawing and helpful tips to make your characters come to life by adding shadows and depth to your digital art pieces.


Amazon Product Description:


Beginner's Guide to Digital Painting: Characters is a comprehensive guide for artists wishing to create convincing and detailed characters. It features established artists such as Charlie Bowater (concept artist at Atomhawk) and Derek Stenning (freelance concept artist and illustrator, with clients such as Marvel Entertainment and Nintendo) who share their industry experiences by covering such aspects as posing characters, choosing the correct costumes, conveying emotions, and creating suitable moods. Conclusive step-by-step instructions make this an invaluable resource for artists looking to learn new skills, as well as those pursuing the next level.


4. XP-PEN Artist12 11.6 Inch FHD Drawing Monitor Pen Display Graphic Monitor with PN06 Battery-Free Pen Multi-Function Pen Holder and Glove 8192 Pressure Sensitivity


This product has many positive reviews on Amazon. This tablet has a screen so you can actually see what you're drawing on the tablet. It is also compatible with many software programs including Photoshop and Illustrator. Although this product is on the pricey side it may be worth it if you want a tablet that has a screen.


Amazon Product Description:

  • [Warm Reminder: Artist12 drawing pen display must be used with a computer] XP-PEN’s latest smallest 1920x1080 HD display paired with 72% NTSC(100%SRGB) Color Gamut, presenting vivid images, vibrant colors and extreme detail for a stunning display of your artwork. Features a slim touch bar that can be programmed to zoom in and out on your canvas, scroll up and down, and more

  • Artist12 pen tablet come with 11.6 Inch display area, equipped with 8192-levels of pressure sensitivity and 6 handy shortcut keys, comes with the anti-reflective coating, included with the Multi-function Pen Holder

  • XP-PEN advanced P06 passive pen was made for a traditional pencil-like feel! Featuring a unique hexagonal design, non-slip & tack-free flexible glue grip, partial transparent pen tip, and an eraser at the end! Delivering technical sense, high efficiency, with a fashionable and comfortable grip

  • Artist12 Pen display is HD IPS display. It’s ideal for drawing, photography, animation, fashion, Sketching, Image editing, 3D sculpting, drawing beginners, Art painting Amateur, architecture design and more

  • XP-PEN Artist 12 supports Windows 10/8/7(32/64bit), MAC OS 10.10 and higher. Compatible with Photoshop, Illustrator, SAI, CDR, Painter, SketchBook Pro, MediBang, Clip Studio and more. XP-Pen provides one-year warranty and lifetime technical support for all our pen tablets/displays


5. Mixoo Artists Gloves 2 Pack - Palm Rejection Gloves with Two Fingers for Paper Sketching, iPad, Graphics Drawing Tablet, Suitable for Left and Right Hand


If you're looking to improve the interface interaction on your tablet the Mixoo Artists Gloves

can be a helpful tool. Anyone with a digital drawing tablet that has issues with friction between your hands and tablet, these gloves may help remove those issues. There are different sizing options so be sure to check the size guide and pick the correct size before purchasing.


Amazon Product Description:

  • 【ARTIST GLOVE WITH TWO FINGERS】Two-finger drawing gloves effectively improve the interface interaction, it removes the friction between hand and tablet to allow smooth gliding over the screen surface, works perfectly for sketching, inking, coloring and digital drawing on graphics tablets.

  • 【PREMIUM BREATHABLE AND COMFOTABLE MATERIAL】Made of soft and elastic lycra which is lightweight and comfortable to wear. It is very stretchy to fit hand nicely without discomfort, suitable for both left and right hand.

  • 【SPECIAL PADDING PATCH DESIGN】 The drawing artist glove comes with extra padding which has longer wear resistance and thick enough to prevents smudges or unexpected palm-touch and fingerprints on capacitive touch screens.

  • 【USEFUL PALM REJECTION GLOVES】 Constructed with high quality, our palm rejection gloves not only help to reduce smudging in traditional sketching or painting, but also prevent palm detection from tablet screen, making it easier when drawing on a graphics monitor/tablet or iPad.

  • 【THREE SIZE AVAILABLE】There are three size for you to choose the most appropriate gloves. Medium size: Length: 8’’/20.5cm; Width: 3.15’’/ 8cm. Each package includes 2 pieces of gloves to suits your needs.


Now that you have checked out these five products you're ready to get to work and start drawing! Leave a comment below of products you love.

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