It’s Christmas and your latte drinking, MacBook carrying, beret wearing, back-from-art-school-and–way-better-than-her-bourgie-parents daughter has been glaring daggers at you over her coil notebook for six days. What do you do? Why, buy her a gift that will make her wheat-grass-fed heart flutter, of course. Amazon.ca wants your daughter to once again hug you without rolling her eyes.
Julie, or Pierre, as she likes to be called now, just isn’t understood by her parents anymore. They don’t get how much she suffers for her art. Her teachers make her use these terrible Wacom Digitizer pads. Sure they put the images on her highly unpretentious MacBook Air, but it causes her to lose the soul of the drawing. Its spirit is trapped between layers of silicon. She needs to put pen to paper and imbue the inked lines with her artistic joie-de-vie.
A week passes and she has only said seventeen words to her parents. She’s been counting. Luckily today is Christmas morning which marks the midpoint of her time back home. She will be free again in seven short days. What’s this? A gift with a bow? How upper crust of them. It’s probably a pair of socks. Socks were born of a fascist regime. Fine, let’s get this over with.
“What… Is this?” Pierre stammers as she pulls the Wacom MDP123 Inkling Digital Sketch Pen from the torn open wrapping paper. She looks up at her parents, tears beginning to rim her eyes and lunges at them, arms flung wide.
Her Mother flinches back and her Dad tries to put his body between that of his wife and Pierre, his daughter. Pierre crashes into them both before her father can properly deflect her.
“Mom, Dad! I love it and I love you. You’re the greatest ever!!” Her arms wrap around their necks as she pulls them in for a tight hug.
This touching scene could grace your house Christmas morning if you get a Wacom Inkling for your daughter Pierre. It’s quite a cool device. It basically copies what you are writing on paper, as you are sketching it, and puts it on the computer. The price is great and it ships for free from Amazon.ca. Make sure you get it soon so you get it delivered before Christmas!
These are some of the features:
- Sketch your ideas on standard paper or sketchbooks while capturing a digital likeness of your sketch
- Store hundreds of sketches on the Inkling receiver before transferring them to your Mac or PC via USB
- Export your layered sketches from the included Inkling Sketch Manager software into Adobe Photoshop
- Save your sketches from the Inkling Sketch Manager in the following formats; JPG, BMP, TIFF, PNG, SVG or PDF
- Layers button on the receiver allows you to add layers to the digital file while sketching on paper
(Expires: 15th December 2012)