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Wacom Launches ‘Create More’ Campaign

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Wacom has today launched its first global promotion campaign – ‘Create more’. Targeting both professionals and experienced enthusiasts in the photography and illustration fields. Wacom offers a range of tools to inform, inspire and help them create even more. A range of high quality content and downloads including free tutorials from professional artists will be available on a dedicated website. From July 15th until December 31st artists can also benefit from a special value pack with free software and additional offers upon purchasing an Intuos Pro pen tablet. More information and links to both the detailed offer and the downloadable items are available on Wacom’s ‘Create more’ website.

The ‘Create more’ campaign features eleven internationally recognised artists from around the world. They share their secrets of success in video tutorials and e-books as well as artwork and helpful hints such as brush sets or tablet preferences to use. Among them are Miss Led, an award-winning illustrator from London, Ben von Wong, a visual engineer and photographer from Canada, the Australian Illustrator Guy Shields, the German motion designer Robert Hranitzky, and Natalie Shau from Lithuania, who combines photography and illustration.

‘Create more’ Inspiring Artists

Brooke A. Allen, Comic Book Artist & Illustrator, USA

Robert Hranitzky, Motion Designer & Photographer, Germany

Crystal Kung, Illustrator, Taiwan

Miss Led, Illustrator, UK

Alberto Montt, Cartoonist & Illustrator, Chile

Ohagi, Illustrator, Japan

Natalie Shau, Digital Artist & Photographer, Lithuania

Guy Shields, Illustrator, Australia

Adrian Sommeling, Digital Artist & Photographer, Netherlands

Benjamin Von Wong, Visual Engineer & Photographer, Canada

Koji Yoda, Art Director & Collage Artist, Japan

Using the right tools

The most popular model in the Wacom range, the Intuos Pro pen tablet, offers ample workspace for illustrators or photo editors who need the accuracy, precision and comfort of a traditional pen or brush. It provides 2048 levels of pen pressure sensitivity, recognises pen tilt, supports multi-touch gestures and features customisable ExpressKeys to give quick access to shortcuts for a seamless and speedy workflow. The innovative Intuos Pro combines Wacom’s finest pen capabilities with intuitive multi-touch control, perfect for using with a Mac or PC.

Running from July 15th – December 31st 2015, the ‘Create more’ campaign offers anyone who buys an Intuos Pro full access to a value pack which will include a free one year pro membership to AutoDesk Sketchbook, a 30-day membership to online video training from lynda.com and a free software package (Perfect Effects 9 Premium) from on1.

Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website— TheAppWhisperer.com— TheAppWhisperer platform has been a pivotal cyberspace for mobile artists of all abilities to learn about, to explore, to celebrate and to share mobile artworks. Joanne’s compassion, inclusivity, and humility are hallmarks in all that she does, and is particularly evident in the platform she has built. In her words, “We all have the potential to remove ourselves from the centre of any circle and to expand a sphere of compassion outward; to include everyone interested in mobile art, ensuring every artist is within reach”, she has said. Promotion of mobile artists and the art form as a primary medium in today’s art world, has become her life’s focus. She has presented lectures bolstering mobile artists and their art from as far away as the Museum of Art in Seoul, South Korea to closer to her home in the UK at Focus on Imaging. Her experience as a jurist for mobile art competitions includes: Portugal, Canada, US, S Korea, UK and Italy. And her travels pioneering the breadth of mobile art includes key events in: Frankfurt, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Paris, Brazil, London. Pioneering the world’s first mobile art online gallery - TheAppWhispererPrintSales.com has extended her reach even further, shipping from London, UK to clients in the US, Europe and The Far East to a global group of collectors looking for exclusive art to hang in their homes and offices. The online gallery specialises in prints for discerning collectors of unique, previously unseen signed limited edition art. Her journey towards becoming The App Whisperer, includes (but is not limited to) working for a paparazzi photo agency for several years and as a deputy editor for a photo print magazine. Her own freelance photographic journalistic work is also widely acclaimed. She has been published extensively both within the UK and the US in national and international titles. These include The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Popular Photography & Imaging, dpreview, NikonPro, Which? and more recently with the BBC as a Contributor, Columnist at Vogue Italia and Contributing Editor at LensCulture. Her professional photography has also been widely exhibited throughout Europe, including Italy, Portugal and the UK. She is currently writing several books, all related to mobile art and is always open to requests for new commissions for either writing or photography projects or a combination of both. Please contact her at: joanne@theappwhisperer.com