Maximizing Your Wacom Device for Digital Painting in Photoshop

Whether you are a 2D or 3D artist, it's a good possibility that a tablet or display is a critical piece of hardware in your day to day work. Software required: Photoshop CC v14.1.2.
Course info
Rating
(12)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jan 23, 2014
Duration
44m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(12)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jan 23, 2014
Duration
44m
Description

Whether you are a 2D or 3D artist, it's a good possibility that a tablet or display is a critical piece of hardware in your day to day work. The goal of this tutorial will be to help you maximize the features of your device in a way that is specific to draw and paint in Photoshop.Whether it is your grip pen, express keys, touch strip or radial menu, each is a powerful feature that, when properly utilized, will extend the functionality of your Wacom product so that it is much more than a simple surface for drawing or painting. We will learn how to set each one of these features up for Photoshop and then wrap up this course by learning how to backup and restore our customized tablet properties.After completing this tutorial, you will be able to fully harness the power of your Wacom when painting digitally in Photoshop. Software required: Photoshop CC v14.1.2.

About the author
About the author

Eddie is the dedicated Pluralsight texturing and rendering tutor. His roots are firmly planted in a deep background in illustration and design, and Eddie lives to express himself through his art. Eddie has been with Pluralsight (and previously Digital-Tutors) for four-plus years, teaching creative artists to expand their knowledge on everything from design and illustration, to hand painting beautiful textures for their models.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Introduction and Project Overview
Hello and welcome to this series of lessons focusing on maximizing your Wacom tablet for Photoshop presented by Digital-Tutors. My name is Eddie and I'll be walking you through setting up your Wacom tablet specifically for digital painting inside Photoshop. I'll be sharing with you my preferred layout, which really helps to speed up the process of drawing and painting inside Photoshop. Whether you're a 2D or a 3D artist it's a good possibility that the tablet is a critical piece of hardware in your day to day work. The goal of this course will be to help you maximize the features of your tablet in a way that is specific to drawing and painting inside Photoshop. Whether it's your grip pen, express keys, touch tip or radio menu, each is a powerful feature that when properly utilized will extend the functionality of your Wacom product, so that it is much more than a simple surface for drawing or painting. We'll learn how to setup each one of these features for Photoshop and then wrap up this course by learning how to backup and restore our customized tablet properties. After completing this course you will be able to fully harness the power of your Wacom tablet when painting digitally in Photoshop, so let's go ahead and get started with our next lesson.