A Drawing Tablet Every Man Needs: Huion Inspiroy H1060P

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Key Points

  • Huion's Inspiroy H1060P is a great tool for amateurs and seasoned artists alike.

  • Drawing digitally comes with a learning curve that takes an adjustment period.

  • The pen holder comes with eight extra nibs to replace the one already installed in the stylus.

  • The Inspiroy H1060P includes a total of 30 hotkeys, allowing you to free up desk space by pushing your keyboard to the side.

In today's rapidly evolving digital landscape, technology has become an indispensable facet of our daily lives, transcending gender boundaries to influence and enrich the experiences of individuals from all walks of life. However, when considering the significance of tech gadgets, it's crucial to acknowledge their unique impact on men. From empowering productivity in the workplace to fostering connectivity and entertainment, tech gadgets have assumed a pivotal role in enhancing the lives of men by catering to their diverse needs and preferences.

While phones and Bluetooth speakers abound, drawing tables are a slightly more understated tech gadget. Drawing tablets are necessary if you want to dive into the work of a digital artist and draw on your computer. Drawing tablets aren’t only for professional artists; they’re also great tools for amateurs. Think of all the paper you save by using a drawing tablet.

Inspiroy H1060P Graphics Drawing Tablet


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11/29/2023 09:02 pm GMT

If you're new to digital art, the Huion company sells excellent entry-level tablets. Despite its larger size, I consider the Inspiroy H1060P an entry-level drawing tablet. Drawing has been a hobby of mine since I was very young, and the Inspiroy H1060P is the perfect vehicle for entering the world of digital drawing.

It’s definitely no Wacom tablet, but who has Wacom money as an amateur?

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Drawing Digitally

Drawing on a digital tablet has a huge learning curve as it's nothing like drawing on paper with a pencil. First of all, there’s the friction — or lack thereof. Drawing with a stylus is much smoother. In some ways, it's cleaner than traditional drawing because there's no risk of smudging the ink.

When drawing on paper, you can easily reorient the page when you need to draw lines in a different direction. Using a drawing tablet requires you to click through certain menus until you find the "Rotate" button, allowing you to rotate your canvas 90 degrees.

What's in the Box?

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The Inspiroy H1060P's gorgeous packaging alone motivates you to become a master artist! It’s just as nice on the inside as it is on the outside, thanks to the neatly packed contents.

The Pen

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The first thing you notice is the pen's weight. It's incredibly light but with good balance, making it easy to use. Shortly after my first session with the tablet, I noticed the pen lacked a charging port. That's because it doesn't need to charge! It's a battery-free stylus.

Simply take the pen out of the box and start drawing from the get-go. It supports 8,192 levels of pressure sensitivity, giving you complete creative control over your strokes. Its pen tilt functionality also lets you draw with the pen at a slant, offering more freedom.

Writer for Creative Bloq Ben Brady says, "In terms of sensitivity the 8192 levels are pretty standard for most styluses no matter the manufacturer, and is comparable to an Apple Pencil, and this one delivers. You can set just how sensitive it is in terms of the amount of pressure your hand uses during setup, making it more or less so considering how heavy or light handed you are."


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The Inspiroy H1060P comes with a sturdy little penholder, giving you a designated space to keep the pen safe. If you twist the holder and separate the two halves, you'll find eight additional nibs inside. With the one already in the pen, you receive nine nibs.

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Connectivity Options

The Inspiroy H1060P tablet connects to your computer via a micro USB to USB-A cable. However, if you have a computer or phone that utilizes USB-C, you'll be pleased to find a USB-A to USB-C adaptor with the rest of the contents. 

The Tablet

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Unlike Wacom's Cintiq 22, Huion's Inspiroy H1060P doesn't have a display, making the learning curve from traditional drawing even more difficult. However, if you practice keeping your eyes on your monitor rather than your hand, you quickly get the hang of it.

The drawing surface on the H1060P is very smooth and large enough that you can use your whole arm rather than just your wrist. The drawing area itself is 10" x 6.25", offering plenty of freedom.

Design and Build

Huion designs the Inspiroy H1060P tablet with smooth, round bevels along its edges rather than hard edges, letting it sit more comfortably in my lap. Plus, it doesn't hurt that it weighs less than three pounds.

The number of express buttons this tablet comes with is nothing short of generous, eliminating the need for the tablet and keyboard to occupy the same space. Twelve physical hotkeys sit on the side of the tablet with an additional 16 "soft" keys at the top.

Configure all 28 keys to accomplish specific tasks such as rotating the canvas or switching to the eraser. The soft keys are only accessible by tapping them with the pen, but they significantly simplify your digital artistry.

With two buttons on the pen, you get a total of 30 hotkeys. I like to use the two hotkeys on the pen to switch between a brush and the eraser.

Pro Tip: I have difficulty remembering which hotkeys accomplish which function, so I put index tab stickers next to the keys and never have to look in Huion’s app to refresh my memory.

Drawing With the Tablet

Getting started with this tablet is incredibly easy. The first thing to do is download its drivers from Huion's website. Simply download the most recent drivers, then download and install a drawing application of your choice.

I’m currently using Adobe Fresco for all of my drawings, but the Inspiroy H1060P is compatible with many drawing applications. I know other artists who use it with Adobe’s PhotoShop, Krita, and Clip Studio Paint. I use the tablet in Windows 11, but it's also compatible with MacOS and Android.

When drawing with this screenless tablet, there's absolutely no lag between your pen strokes and the results on your screen. It has an incredibly smooth feel. It didn't take me long at all to get accustomed to how different it is from traditional drawing.

My Verdict

I absolutely love Huion's Inspiroy H1060P drawing tablet. It's a great device for making the jump from traditional art to digital. I foresee it standing the test of time, growing with me as my skills progress.

Huion carries a number of other tablets, and there are many other brands out there. If you're in the market for something similar to what the professionals use, Wacom is a popular brand. In the end, it comes down to your determination to improve as an artist and is less about the hardware you use.

Find an illustrator program you enjoy, such as Procreate or PhotoShop, and create to your heart's content. Practice enough with a tablet and eventually you'll find yourself on Artist Alley, like the one at San Diego Comic Con in July 2023.

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