Brush Up On Your Art Skills With Nomad Mini 2 & WIN!!

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One of the things I love about my husband is that he is extremely supportive of my goals and my work. He demonstrated this in a really cool way, last month, when he helped me invest in a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 so that I can talk to you guys when I’m out and about at trade shows, conventions, and other venues where dragging along a laptop (especially my laptop, which just gave me the blue screen of death last week, ugh) would be difficult if not impossible.
**I will receive a promotional item for writing this post.**
**All opinions are my own.**
It took me a couple of weeks to get used to typing and navigating on my tablet using my fingers, and I still get frustrated when I bump the wrong thing, or have to make the screen bigger in order to click a link. I considered getting a stylus when we purchased the tablet, but we passed because we didn’t need one. I regret that decision, because I’m constantly fighting to hit the right thing on the screen.
So I was really excited when I was asked to write about the new Nomad Mini 2! It’s a double-ended stylus that has a soft rubber nub on one end for basic writing and navigation, and a retractable paintbrush on the other end for – you guessed it – painting on the numerous art apps available on the various app stores. I downloaded one from Google Playstore just the other day, that I’ve been having a lot of fun with. Check it out…

Isn’t that pretty?? And I did that with just my fingertip. I can’t wait to try it out with a paintbrush and stylus!
The Nomad Mini 2 is a first-of-its-kind paintbrush stylus, and I’m super excited to get to review one when it arrives (watch for that post after the New Year). The rubber nub on the stylus end is replaceable, which is good news in general, but especially for moms like me who have toddlers that like to bite soft rubber things off (I’ve lost countless erasers to the toothing kiddlet). You can protect your gadgets all you want, but having ones that you can easily fix if needed is never a bad idea; toddlers are relentless!

You can learn more about Nomad products and see their full range of styluses on their website, and you can connect with them on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and YouTube. The Nomad Mini 2 is available online for $35 as of this posting. Be sure to check out their recommendations for great painting apps!

Want to win a Nomad Mini 2 this Christmas? You can! Just enter via the Rafflecopter widget below for a chance to win your own Nomad Mini 2 in this great giveaway event sponsored by Nomad and StoriesAlive (be sure to check back tomorrow to find out about this cool new interactive children’s storybook library app). You must be at least 18 years old and a US resident to enter or win this giveaway, and it’s VOID where prohibited by law. Good luck!!
Do you have a tablet or smartphone? What’s your favorite app? Do you use a stylus? What do you think of a stylus/paintbrush combo?
Disclosure: I will receive the product mentioned above as a thank you for writing this post, and running this giveaway. All opinions are my own, and I only promote things I believe will interest my readers.
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20 comments on “Brush Up On Your Art Skills With Nomad Mini 2 & WIN!!”

  1. I also like the Nomad Flex!

    1. I liked that one, too. I tend to break things. #lol

  2. Tara L said:

    I like the Nomad FLeX – Single in Pink (: Thanks a lot!

    1. You’re welcome! ? I like the pink, too.

  3. I love the idea of a paintbrush option. I own an iPod, but I don’t use a stylus. I think a stylus would probably be handy, though. 🙂

    1. I have a tablet now, and am really excited about my stylus (it’s still somewhere in the mail). The paintbrush sounds fun!

  4. I love the Nomad Flex – it looks great! I saw something like this (I’m not sure if it was this brand or not…) at an art show recently and I thought, “I NEED ONE!” Fingers crossed that I win! 🙂

  5. Lisa Graham said:

    I like the Nomad Play. They look easy to grip and easy to use, would be a great tool for me and my husband.

  6. I think I like the Nomad Mini 2 best because it is a little bit thicker at one end but doesn’t look TOO thick.

  7. Ashley Fryer said:

    I like the Nomad compose because it has two different tips.

  8. Noelle said:

    I like the nomad compose dual tip short. It looks like it would work best for my needs.

  9. Wes Hovorka said:

    I like the nomad flex!

  10. Wes Hovorka said:

    I like the nomad flex and nomad compose a lot!

  11. eclairre said:

    the nomad flex.

  12. eclairre said:

    the nomad flex!!!

  13. Dallas Parks said:

    I actually like the brush case 😛

  14. Julie said:

    I lvoe the Nomad flex in pink for my daughter she would lvoe this when she paints

  15. Tara Carlson said:

    I like the Nomad Play in Astro-Blue for my son. I think he’d like both the design and the shape of the brush.

  16. Birdie Bee said:

    Nomad play 2 bundle offer.

  17. Gianna said:

    I like the Nomad Compose – Dual Tip – Long.

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