Wacom Introduces the $79 Bamboo Splash Graphics Tablet
Wacom Makes a Splash
Dive into digital art with Bamboo Splash and discover a fun, simple way to draw, sketch and paint
Available now through Amazon.com
Vancouver, WA – June 19, 2012 – Wacom® Technology Corp. introduces
Bamboo™ Splash, a new member of the Bamboo family of pen tablets that
enable creative and artistic people to experience digital art in a fun
and affordable fashion. Ideal for the aspiring artist at home, school,
work or play, Bamboo Splash's ($79 USD) modern tablet design and its
world-renowned pressure-sensitive pen are combined with a playful suite
of value added software to deliver a fresh new way to draw, sketch and
paint on the computer.
When it comes to creative input, the
Bamboo Splash pen is the ideal tool to use when creating art or drawing
digitally on your computer. Bamboo's pressure-sensitive, battery-free
and cordless pen is the heart and soul of the brand experience. It
offers incredible comfort and freedom of movement for hours of
stress-free input. Whether navigating, painting a landscape or drawing a
portrait, the pen's natural feeling pressure provides users a direct
link to precise input control and a realistic pen-on-paper feel.
Additionally, the pen works seamlessly with creative software
applications to produce natural-feeling pen and brush strokes,
culminating in finished artwork that is nothing short of spectacular.
Software Adds Value and Fun
Bamboo Splash allows the novice or budding creative type to explore
digital art in a natural way. "Users will find that the creative
software bundle, consisting of ArtRage® Studio and Sketchbook® Express
from Autodesk®, blends wonderfully with the Bamboo Splash pen for a
simple and powerful way to communicate and express themselves
artistically," says Rick Peterson,Director of Consumer Products for
Wacom Technology Services, Corp. "Never before has an entry-level pen
tablet from Wacom come with such a full-featured suite of software."
ArtRage is a hyper-realistic painting application that boasts an
intuitive user interface and loads of paint effects. It provides users
with the ability to create some amazing works of art in an easy and
efficient manner. Sketchbook Express delivers an intuitive way to draw
and sketch with a variety of media (brushes, pencils and pens) that
produces authentic and natural results.
Compatibility and Availability
Bamboo Splash works with Mac® and PC operating systems and will
support Microsoft®'s next generation operating system, Windows® 8.
Bamboo Splash is currently available at most consumer electronics
retailers and online at Amazon and Wacom's online store.
The Rest of the Bamboo Tablet Family
Bamboo Capture ($99 USD) offers pen and multi-touch input in a single
device. The silver and black accented tablet is geared to the photo
enthusiast or novice designer seeking a fun way to turn ordinary photos
into extraordinary ones using Wacom's advanced pen feel and pressure
with included software, Adobe® Photoshop® Elements and Autodesk's
Sketchbook Express. For Bamboo Capture users on the go, a wireless
module accessory kit is available at Wacom's online store.
Bamboo Create ($199 USD), also in stylish silver and black, provides
twice the work space than Bamboo Capture to give creative customers more
freedom of movement when making broad pen, pencil or brush strokes on
the tablet surface. Make a mistake? No worries. Just use the
pressure-sensitive eraser on the other end of the pen to fix your error.
Bamboo Create is ideal for home arts and crafts projects, photo editing
as well as scrapbooking. Although larger than its tablet brethren, it
is still totally portable and will fit easily into any laptop bag or
backpack. Bamboo Create supports the Bamboo wireless module and ships
with Corel® Painter™ Essentials, Adobe Photoshop Elements and Autodesk
Sketchbook Express for the most complete creative software application
bundle in the Bamboo line. Like Bamboo Capture, it also offers both pen