Artists and creators have always needed to look outside the design studio for inspiration. Today, this tendency has been amplified due to the globalized nature of design work and ever improving transport.
The traditional place to create on the fly has always been the sketch pad. Although this classic item may not be disappearing from the toolkit any time soon, imagine if you could take the digital power of your studio setup with you on the road.
The ability to use digital tools to enhance the creative process is a must for today’s generation of artists and graphic designers. However, spending time away from the studio can mean losing valuable production time. …read more »
Kody has been working with the Modbook since 2008, upgrading to the Modbook Pro in the last year. He first got involved when he met the team behind the original Modbook at a comic book convention in Los Angeles. The mobility and versatility of the Modbook has been a huge asset right from the get go and when he started doing up to 12 public appearances a year, portability was essential.
Like most artists, he also owns a studio computer system, but quickly realized that he also needed a mobile solution that provided the capability to work in a diverse set of mediums …read more »
In the first of our series of posts looking at the artists who choose to create with the Modbook Pro, we take a look at the work of Kody Chamberlain and how his evolution as an artist has brought him into close contact with both the Modbook and Modbook Pro as assets to his professional tool set.
Kody has been drawing digitally since the end of the 1990’s with his first foray into the world of digital design beginning with his purchase of a Wacom Intuos.
Like designers and artists of all kinds, he has to be able to transition seamlessly between analog and digital, a reality that the Modbook Pro has made possible. …read more »
If you’re an artist or graphic designer, chances are you know how frustrating the experience of being constricted to a particular workspace while you go through the creative artistic process can be.
But for many designers, this is the reality they are faced with. Most graphic designers have to do all of their work at a desktop computer due to technical constraints. This can severely limit the creative process as it dictates where and when designers can work. Moreover, tablet computers, while portable and popular, are not the answer for most graphic designers. Many tablets simply don’t have the indispensable tools professional designers need to complete their work.
Fortunately, there’s a state-of-the-art solution that bridges the divide between functionality and portability: the Modbook Pro.
The Modbook Pro is designed to maximize the graphic design experience by putting all the essential tools …read more »
Imagine having all the power, speed, and performance of a high-end computer and a Wacom tablet or Cintiq all in one portable tablet. Apple, Android and Windows tablets cannot offer users the same powerful features and functionality as their laptop or their desktop. For many, the option of carrying a laptop along with a Wacom tablet or Cintiq and their cables is inefficient, cumbersome and unappealing, while lugging a desktop computer around is simply impossible.
If you want the full power and functionality of your Mac or PC in a sleek, take-anywhere form …read more »