XP-Pen Artist 15.6 graphics tablet review

Draw in Photoshop and other art programs with this display.

15.6 tablet displaying a painting of a sky

Our Verdict

It's not without its flaws, but XP-Pen's latest drawing tablet delivers a true-to-life drawing experience at a reasonable price.

For

  • Affordable price
  • Generous screen size
  • Realistic drawing surface

Against

  • A little tricky to set up
  • Hard to do precise work

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Only a few years ago, the idea that every digital artist could afford technology that enabled them to draw directly on to their screen was fanciful. Today, we not only have iPads and Android devices that provide this facility, but the options for artists on desktop and laptop computers have greatly increased.

The newest XP-Pen Artist 15.6 drawing tablet is a case in point. It's a generously sized 15.6-inch screen that costs just under £400. The days when you had to sell your car to afford a Cintiq are over.

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The Verdict
4

out of 10

XP-Pen Artist 15.6 graphics tablet review

It's not without its flaws, but XP-Pen's latest drawing tablet delivers a true-to-life drawing experience at a reasonable price.

Richard Hill

Richard is an editor and journalist covering technology, photography, design and illustration. He was previously editor at the magazines 3D World, Mobile Computer User and Practical Web Design, as well as deputy editor at Mac Format and commissioning editor at Imagine FX. He is the author of Simply Mac OS X.