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Old 03-20-2017, 01:47:09 PM   #1
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Default so should i continue learning zbrush or not !

i am now start to learn sculpt in zbrush but i dont have Pen Tablet i am using mouse
so what deffrents ? between mouse and Pen Tablet i know Pen Tablet have more accurate
so i can't do good sculpt using mouse ? must have Pen Tablet !?
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Old 03-20-2017, 02:05:05 PM   #2
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Do what you can with a mouse, but in the end you'll need a tablet.
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Old 03-21-2017, 06:52:34 AM   #3
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It's about pen pressure.
Even as a hobbist you should invest in a cheap tablet, at least at the beginning but it must have pressure sensitivity.

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Old 03-21-2017, 06:55:52 AM   #4
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Using mouse is like try to sculpt with a rock, you ca but is pretty unconfortable
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Old 03-21-2017, 01:34:35 PM   #5
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cpthero, i bought my pen tablet (intuos 3) used on ebay and it was more or less in a good price, but it seems you need it mate!
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Old 03-21-2017, 06:21:18 PM   #6
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so is this good for me ?
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i can't afford wacom

and this lowest wacom
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Old 03-21-2017, 06:30:27 PM   #7
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This is what I have. Fairly cheap and still a wacom

https://www.amazon.com/Wacom-Bamboo-...d+touch+tablet
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Old 03-21-2017, 10:13:35 PM   #8
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Investing in a tablet is one of the best hardware purchases you'll ever make in this field, not just for Zbrush but any other sculpting app as well as Photoshop & texturing apps (and many others). It'll be a revelation for you once you start using it.

If you can stretch to a Wacom you'll get a solid & reliable tablet that will last you for ages if you take care of it.

You can sometimes shave a little off the price by keeping an eye on Wacom's certified refurb outlet on Amazon:
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Old 03-22-2017, 02:44:39 AM   #9
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Yup cheepskate is right… if you can't stretch your budget … get a refurbished or try a used one at ebay or any auction site near you
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Old 03-24-2017, 09:32:28 AM   #10
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so i found these what is best for me for zbrush

https://www.amazon.com/Intuos-Valuab...Refurbished%29

https://www.amazon.com/Wacom-Intuos-...Refurbished%29

https://www.amazon.com/Wacom-Intuos-...ustomerReviews
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Old 03-25-2017, 07:49:13 AM   #11
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I would buy the second one, Art Pen, it has pressure sensitivity which is important for drawing and/or sculpting.
I might be mistaking but the 1st and the 3rd look more like office tablets, with a quick search I couldn't find them on Wacom page (maybe didn't look deep enough).
Again, get the second one, The Art Pen.

My opinion.

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Old 03-25-2017, 04:16:20 PM   #12
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yes i did the reaserch and found the second one it's best one for me 2-4 weaks my first wacom will arive
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Old 04-07-2017, 02:34:13 PM   #13
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You won't regret it, it can take a bit of getting used to at first, but just stick with it and after a while you'll never want to go without it again. Some people try to completely replace the use of their mouse with it, others swap between mouse and tablet depending on what task/application they're in (I'm one of the latter, 3 button mouse for Maya is way better for me).

Make sure the cable doesn't get kinked or the connectors stressed and don't drop the stylus onto a hard surface from any height (the stylus is the most delicate part and is expensive to replace) and it should last you for ages. When the nib wears out and flattens due to use swap it out for a new one, it makes a big difference to the feel when using it.
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Old 04-07-2017, 03:03:39 PM   #14
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This topic is discussed many times.
- Wacom is the best, true. But for your budget you can get small tablet with only 1024 lv of pressure + other spec is in amateur league. This is good for chikd, also photographers use such products, they do not need something better.

Size is important just like level of pressure, this is discussed also. I personally use old Genius 9"x12", even this tablet have many fails is better than this small Bambo, I check my self
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This is probably mu next tablet.... do not have enough for Wacom Intious pro L
Do not forget, tablet is not things you buy every day, so chose wisely .
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Old 04-24-2017, 01:54:09 AM   #15
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ZBrush is a very deep program. You could (and should) spend a lot of time just familiarizing yourself by watching(!) tutorials, etc. After that time, if you're still serious about pursuing ZB, you can make up your mind re: a tablet.

FYI - Bamboo tablets are roughly $60.

ZB can be frustrating. But don't give up.

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Old 04-24-2017, 02:34:49 PM   #16
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I bought a cheap Wacoom tablet, and to be honest, it didn't make working with ZB any easier for me. If you aren't having a whole lot of fun with ZBrush, consider other DCC applications. Find one that jibes with you, for me it was MODO but to each his own.
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Old 04-26-2017, 10:27:35 AM   #17
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Pixologics are working particularly in partnership with Wacom (which are way overpriced in my opinion though). So far so they legislatively blocking ZBrush from being possible to be used with some other controllers, like the 3DConnexion in example. Guess the difference they implemented for controlling the app with tablets and the other controllers. I'd say - go for the tablet, and you won't be disappointed.
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Old 04-26-2017, 10:55:35 PM   #18
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If you can first try to get some experience with a cheap tablet like a Wacom Intuos, then if you want more professional results i can personally recommend the same as i purchased

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Very good quality and price, and more than say, perfect compatibility with zbrush and any pressure compatibility software ( in fact some says that used the wacom drivers without further problems).

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Old 04-26-2017, 11:25:34 PM   #19
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Damn, this one looks sexy. Where have you been with this comment through all my life?

I just want to say that the Wacoms are still making in china, and every owner could confirm the average quality. But the overstated prices... Meh.
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Old 04-26-2017, 11:28:33 PM   #20
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hahaha i just went direct to the point

One of the best purchased i made if can I say it.
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