CEO of Contoso is a user on cronk.stenoweb.net. You can follow them or interact with them if you have an account anywhere in the fediverse. If you don't, you can sign up here.

How good, REALLY, is the UX of making #art on #Linux w/drawing tablet? I have aspiring artist fam in need of gear, but:

* we're both broke af
* they are rural w/poor internet
* they're not tech savvy
* reading lots of text is exhausting for them

Thus:

* tech support after delivery isn't feasible
* the hardware & software need to work right & be stable
* art software I preload must have an ecosystem of video visually-oriented ebook tutorials

Is this possible? Remotely realistic?

#mastoart

Followup to #artists who use Linux: are there brands of inexpensive drawing tablet that work best on Linux? Whatever I get needs to a) work right all the time b) be inexpensive c) be durable and able to survive a lot of dust/dirt/etc (this is a working farm more or less with no special space for art) #art #mastoart

CEO of Contoso @calvin

@deutrino I've only used it briefly, but IIRC Wacom stuff just worked for me? Probably a bit too rich though...

· Web · 0 · 1

@calvin lotsa people are saying Wacom, yeah. at some point, if Wacom gear Just Works(tm) free of bugs and hassles, it'll be worth it to scrounge and dig until I can get one of those vs something offbrand that isn't reliable.