I have a cheap Monoprice 10 x 6.25 that I bought used from a friend. I had fun with it but wanted to try a Wacom so I bought the Intuos Pro. It has better touch sensitivity and drivers. I no longer use either as I much prefer the tactile feedback of real pens and brushes.
Wowza! I love it, but then, I'm a sucker for a snow scene.
Much depends on your proficiency level. if you're not certain that you will use it often than better buy simple one at first. I have Huion H420 a cheap one but I think itís nice for beginners and I use it from time to time
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