The best lightbox for tracing and drawing

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1. Best overall: Cricut Brightpad Go
2. Best thin: Huion Light Pad
3. Best large: Daylight Wafer 3
4. Best budget: LitEnergy A4
5. For sketching: HSK A2
6. Best A4: Huion L4S Light Pad
7. With stand: Dear Carbon
8. Best A2: Artograph 950 LX
9. Best B4: Gaomon GB4
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The best lightbox will help you trace and draw everything from photos to drawings and even fabric, illuminating even the finest details.

Editor, Digital Arts & 3D

Ian Dean is Editor, Digital Arts & 3D at Creative Bloq, and the former editor of many leading magazines. These titles included ImagineFX, 3D World and video game titles Play and Official PlayStation Magazine. Ian launched Xbox magazine X360 and edited PlayStation World. For Creative Bloq, Ian combines his experiences to bring the latest news on digital art, VFX and video games and tech, and in his spare time he doodles in Procreate, ArtRage, and Rebelle while finding time to play Xbox and PS5.

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