Quantel Paintbox

A bespoke graphics computer that defined the look of the 80s and some of the 90s. Came with a pressure sensitive stylus and a big ass tablet.




Notable uses

  • Illustration/Photo Manipulation
    • The art for the Nirvana album Nevermind
    • The poster art for The Silence of the Lambs
  • Music Videos
    • Basically all of “You Might Think” by The Cars
    • 2d special effects (the squigglies) in Dire Straits' “Money for Nothing”
      • …and perhaps Weird Al Yankovic's “Beverly Hillbillies/Money for Nothing”?

Current Communities

  • Dexter's Tech Lab Discord