>On 10/09/2010 06:36 AM, gerard82 wrote:
>> I want to buy a Wacom tablet for use in Gimp.
>> I browsed the web and noticed they come in different sizes.
>> Is size important and why?
>> Also some come with "touch" is it of any use in Gimp?
>Just my 2 cents here. Someone pointed out to me that if I didn't do
>large gestural drawing a 4x6 would do me fine and save me a lot of
>money. They were right. I've never missed a larger one. What I'm
>envious of is tilt. My Bamboo Fun doesn't have tilt, and gimp is able
>to respond to tilt. It would make some things more expressive, imagine
>tilting your brush and laying more of it on a canvas then straightening
>it up during a stroke for example.
>Touch could be cool. Touch is where you don't need the stylus, but (I
>am imagining since I don't have it) the precision is less. Imagine
>reaching out to a canvas with your finger and smudging something. That
>would be cool.
>You didn't say what kind of system you use. New Wacom tablets are
>supported right away on Mac and Windows, but lag a little bit (could be
>a few days to a few months depending) on Linux. Any other questions
>feel free to ask.
Thanks for your reply Patrick.
I'm on Gentoo Linux which forces you to learn the inner workings of Linux.
I know about the lag of Linux but there's a lot of source code available that
you can compile yourself.Double fun.
I am purely an amateur so speed in producing results is no concern.
Your post has made me doubt what would be best.
The cheapest Intuos (which I think has tilt) comes at € 220 (6x4 ins).
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