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Author Topic: Huion 17.7 Inch (Diagonal) LED Artcraft Tracing Light Pad Light Box (L4S)  (Read 926 times)

doina

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My friend just showed me her new tracing box. It is like a tablet, with an LED strong light. Very light (about 1-2 lbs). I did order mine. As soon as it comes, I'll test and show results here. I was impressed by hers. Below is a link to Amazon. It is the least expensive compared with other suppliers

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00J3NRAV2?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00
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Sounds interesting, Doina. I will look forward to reading your review.
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yes I agree very interesting have bookmarked this page to anxiously await your review  O0
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I did received yesterday the light box. It is exactly how is described. I do enjoy and I am happy I bought it. No more pencil darkening of the picture. Much cleaner. I placed a picture on top of the box, on top of that I added a 140# watercolor paper, turned on the light to maximum and I was able to trace part of the drawing. Instead of taping the papers on the light box, I taped the photo to the watercolor paper to be able to continue the tracing today. I can see well. I'll try later on today to take a picture and post here. I am glad I purchased one from Amazon. On the other art supply sites the price can reach almost 3 times the price I paid on Amazon(about $45 plus shipping). I hope this helps. :painting:

PS The only thing I would suggest to buy a power supply (furnished by Huion) to be able to plug in without dragging your computer as a power supply. For few bucs is more than affordable and give you the independence.
By the way, I visited their site and they are working to have the light box downloading the picture from your computer to trace it. It is few year away. I will be watching for that.
« Last Edit: June 05, 2015, 03:47:27 AM by doina »
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Thanks, Doina, for letting us know about this light box. I'm glad it is working for you. The surface seemed somewhat small. Is it possible to move your paper around, so you can do larger paintings? Since I paint on Arches blocks, it probably wouldn't work with that, would it?
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doina

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Sue, the maximum paper you can work with on this tracing is 9x12 inches. If you tape the photo to the paper, you can work on larger sizes like 12x16 inches, by moving the paper around. I am tracing on a 10x14 Archeswatercolor block right now.
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Doina, did you remove the sheet from the block?
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Yes, I did. Light would not penetrate through the block.
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If you wanted to work on blocks, you would need a either a projector, or a camera lucida.
Cheers, Val

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