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Date: Fri, 2 Jan 2009 20:07:02 -0500
From: "Emily S. Damstra" <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Re: digital workspace
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Consie, My keyboard and Wacom are both on the same surface. I found that a
keyboard with a shorter width enables me to place my Wacom a little more
toward the center, but sometimes I will shift the keyboard way to the left
and put the Wacom front and center. The keyboard I use doesn't have the
extra numbers off the right:
I've never really used the numbers off the right anyhow.
But no matter how ergonomically ideal my set-up is, I have found that in
order to be able to work on the computer all day I have to take frequent
stretching breaks, and I found some free software that reminds me to do so.
It's called Time Out (for Macs): http://www.dejal.com/timeout/ I really
On Fri, Jan 2, 2009 at 6:26 PM, Consie Powell <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
Can some of you who do lots of digital artwork possibly share how you set
up your workspace, and what sorts of things you have found are most helpful
for working efficiently and comfortably? If you have links to images of your
setups, that would be lovely. If you can describe, or suggest, that would be
Thanks in advance to anyone who can give me some input on this. I know I
could figure some things out for myself, but if I can get a jumpstart on
what to avoid, and what might work well, that I haven't thought of or tried,
then that's all wonderful.