How Graphics Tablet Will Take Your Digital Photos To The Next Level

Milton Glaser once said, “There are 3 responses to an artwork - yes, no, and WOW. The third is what one should aim for”.

Indeed, it is rightly said, even the designer himself/ herself is not satisfied until their artwork leaves everyone spellbound. Undoubtedly, this is the spell that every new digital photo wants to cast on beholders. 

Using the bulky mouse to create strokes and add effects is nowhere near perfection – this is proven time and again with graphic tablets. Since a digital drawing tablet provides a designer with a screen and replaces the mouse with a stylus, a digital drawing tablet can take you closer to the - WOW effect. 

Graphic tablets give you several advantages over a typical mouse, and the rest depends on your creativity and skills. By the bye mentioned below are some of the top reasons designers prefer drawing tablets to creating digital photos.

Graphic Tablets - Take Your Digital Photos Up A Notch!

The thought of directly drawing on your digital photo without dragging a mouse all over the desk is pure bliss, right?

We understand the difficulties of working on digital photos; therefore, we have a solution for you - graphic tablets! Curious to know how a drawing tablet will eliminate long working hours?

Mentioned below is the list of advantages graphic tablets bring. 


Graphic Tablets Offer The Most Natural Way Of Editing

When you are editing or creating a digital photo, it is crucial that the edits seem smooth. This is where drawing tablets will help designers. A digital graphic tablet has pressure sensitivity control levels and can therefore offer finer strokes.

Also, the graphic tablets are compatible with multiple devices and software, for instance, Photoshop, Illustrator, Windows, iOS, Mac, Android, Linux, etc. A digital drawing tablet along with a drawing stylus offers variable pressure levels.

Further, this helps in creating smoother effects on the digital photo. Considering all these factors, it is evident that graphic tablets provide the most natural way of editing digital photos. 

Graphic Drawing Tablets Makes Hand-Eye Coordination Easy 

There is a misconception that hand and eye coordination is better with a mouse. Graphic tablets and stylus pens are here to pop this bubble. Since adolescence, every individual is habitual of holding a pen and is thus more comfortable with it.

Stylus pens are exactly like regular inked pens, but instead of writing on paper, they are for digital photos. A digital drawing tablet such as Innovator 16 has built-in screens and gives you an experience of actually working on the digital photo.

You can zoom in, zoom out, change the width and transparency of strokes, and much more with Innovator 16. Since graphics tablets also have a screen, they further enhance the coordination of the hand and eye.  

Graphic Tablets Give Finer Strokes 

A digital drawing tablet offers the option to control the width of a stroke by just applying pressure. Unlike a mouse, where you have to manually change the stroke time and again, with a digital graphic tablet, you can change the size of the brush stroke by just applying different pressure.

There are different pressure sensitivity levels in graphic tablets; for instance, Deco 01V2  comes with 8192 levels of pressure sensitivity.

These sensitivity levels help identify the pressure and thereby define the size of a brush stroke (light pressure will give finer strokes, and more pressure will give thicker strokes). 

Offer Large Active Area For Better Control

Graphic tablets offer a large working area and offer more comfortability. A digital graphic tablet such as Deco Pro SW-MW  provides a 9 x 5 inches working area. The active area is large enough to provide the comfortability of working all across the canvas.

Additionally, the drawing tablet comes with a v.05 Bluetooth chip, giving the freedom of going wireless. In conclusion, with graphic tablets, not only do you get a large active area for better control, but you also get the accessibility for working wirelessly. Plus, the customisable shortcut keys, dials and tilt level are just the cherries on the cake. 

Comes With Stylus, Making Editing 100x Easier

Usually, graphic tablets come with a stylus pen. The stylus  is shaped like a regular pen and thus easier to hold. Though for a mouse user, a stylus pen might be intimidating, in reality, it is much easier to use. Since we are habitual of using a pen, learning to use a stylus is easy.

Additionally, the stylus has different pressure levels; thereby, it is easier to bring finesse to artworks alongside working with fine strokes. A stylus gives the liberty of working on graphic tablets as we do on paper and pen. You can see your strokes, tilt the tablet and work with efficiency. 

Easier To Use Than A Mouse

Above mentioned factors have clearly proved that working with a stylus is 100 times easier than with a mouse. It gives better control of strokes, gives you the experience of actually working on the digital photo, and also increases hand-eye coordination.

Along with this, the stylus pens are shaped in a way that gives a better grip and reduces the chances of stress injuries on the hand. Almost all the styluses by XPPen come with 8192 levels of pressure sensitivity making your life easier. 

Ease For Practising - Finer Results!

As aforementioned, graphic tablets make editing easier. There are many advantages of using graphic tablets to get smooth and flawless digital photos, as listed above. Further, if you are a beginner and want to dive deep into designing and editing, a digital drawing tablet is ideal for you.

Since graphic tablets come with customisable shortcut keys and dials, setting a drawing tablet in accordance with your own preference is a feasible option. Further, this helps in learning the usage of tools faster. It makes practising easy and thus gives finer results. 

XPPen is a leading graphic tablet outlet. We offer the latest, technologically innovative and easy-to-use drawing tablets.

With an aim to unlock new levels of creativity in our customers, we offer a pen-on-paper experience. Visit our store right away to get your hands on the latest drawing tablets!


1. How a digitizing tablet is used for creating images?
- A digitizing tablet is used for creating images by allowing users to draw or write directly onto its surface with a stylus. It translates their movements into digital images on a connected computer.

2. Can you use graphic tablet for photo editing?
- Yes, a graphic tablet is excellent for photo editing as it provides precise control for tasks like retouching, masking, and fine adjustments in software like Photoshop.

3. Is graphic tablet good for 3D modeling?
- A graphic tablet can be helpful for 3D modeling, particularly in programs that support 2D sketching or sculpting. However, many 3D modelers prefer specialized input devices like 3D mice or styluses for more intricate 3D work.