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Old 31-03-2010, 08:29 PM   #1
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Does anybody here use Maya with a tablet? Or is better just to stick to a mouse? I tend to get quite bad rsi from mousing about in Maya...

How easy is the navigation with a pen and the Ctrl/Alt/Shift keys?

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easy as pie, I work with both.

i do suggest taking a wacom tablet
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I have to use both as I cannot use the pen alone. I am too used to the mouse and mouse wheel.

I have seen people that are very comfortable going 100% pen tablet though. I , unfortunately, am not one of them.
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what do you feel comfortable with try both, 3d is all about personnal preference
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Only use a mouse at the moment. I'm going to borrow an older A4 wacom from a work mate next week to try it out.
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me also want to buy a wacom cintiq 21ux for my maya work and for cartooning...
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cintiq 21ux! I can sum that up in 4 words - hubba hubba ding ding!

two grand is a tad out my reach atm though
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Is that 2 grand US ct??? cos that would be 3.5 in Aussie, bloody hell!!!! I could get the latest Maya for that! My mate bought a cheap wacom for $350 AUS for his Photoshop stuff and he loves it.

I want to get one for render/texture/painting purposes, as the mouse is too complicated etc and I think you would have more freedom.

Mayaniac has done some wicked sculpting work, I think that would be tablet orientated??? it would certainly be easier for organic manipulation as anatomical stuff has lines but they are much softer than mechs.
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