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SPY Guide: The 5 Best Tablets for Artists and Illustrators

* Take your art to the next level with these digital tables
* Connect your tablet to your computer or TV for added visibility
* A great gift idea for the budding artist in your life

The holidaze may be over, but that doesn’t mean you still can’t enjoy the gift of giving (and receiving). If there’s a budding artist you know, these awesome tablets are a sure way to etch a little love straight into their heart.

1. XP-Pen Star 05 Drawing Tablet

With both wired and wireless connectivity, this beginner’s drawing tablet offers enough versatility to satisfy both novices and experts alike. A beautiful wireless stylus is built with sensitivity in mind, while the 8 x 5-inch tablet screen makes drawing and sketching a breeze.


2. Wacom Intuos Draw CTL490DW

Great for the beginner artist, this sleek drawing pad lets you turn your mouse into a digital drawing canvas. The super sensitive drawing pen makes it easier to capture every detail, while the customizable hotkeys make it easier to adjust to any desktop. This drawing pad also comes with free online tutorials to help you get started.


3. Huion H610 Pro Graphic Drawing

The extra large 6 x 10-inch surface provides extra room to doodle, and the newly improved textured surface makes tablet drawing a breeze. With eight customizable buttons and intuitive hotkeys, this tablet also comes with a detailed carrying bag and Huion’s own drawing glove.


4. Huion Pen and Touch Wireless Graphic Drawing

With wireless connectivity and extra sensitive touch calibration, this intuitive drawing tablet features six programmable buttons, a beautiful, extra large touch screen and a sleek 5080LPI resolution that’s really able to capture every single detail. A rechargeable battery makes this a great tablet for on-the-go use.


5. Simbans 10 Inch Tablet 32GB with thin Stylus Pen

With a beautifully clear screen, extra large disc and TV connectivity, this all-in-one tablet is a great choice for the more dedicated artist. You can choose from hundreds of games to download in the Google Play Store, or simply connect the tablet to your TV and show off your art on the big screen.


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