The course is aimed at two types of people: folks who are considering the purchase of a Wacom Tablet and want to make sure it's a good fit for them; and people who own a Tablet but feel like they aren't taking full advantage of it. In this course you learn the advantages of using a Tablet, 5 tips for getting comfortable with the Tablet, how to customize your settings for the Pen, Express Keys and more - and how to use your Tablet with Photoshop to be more accurate and save time.
A quick tip for the installation of your Tablet
Deciding how to position your Tablet
How to align (map) the Tablet with your monitor(s).
How to customize the settings for the Pen
Customizing and using the Express Keys and Touch Ring
Setting up and using the Radial Menu
A quick look at the touch settings on the Intuos 5 Tablet
How to change the nib on the Pen
How to take full advantage of the pressure settings in Photoshop
A quick exercise to experiment with pressure sensitivity.
Using the Mixer Brush and pressure sensitivity in Photoshop
How to set up the Pen to take advantage of shortcuts in Photoshop
How to apply custom keyboard shortcuts and Actions to your Tablet
A quick example of using the Pen and Tablet in a simple project
Course wrap up
For 25 years Dave Cross has been helping photographers and creatives get the most out of their Adobe software. Dave has a Bachelor of Education, is an Adobe Certified Instructor and a Certified Technical Trainer. Dave has taught at Photoshop World (25 times), the Texas School of Photography, the Santa Fe Workshops, and has traveled across the country teaching for Kelby Training. He runs the Dave Cross Workshops in his own studio/workshop space in Tampa, FL. Dave is well-known for his engaging style, his humor and his ability to make complex topics easy to understand. In 2009 Dave was inducted into the Photoshop Hall of Fame.
From Dave: Take advantage of my experience of teaching thousands of Photoshop users like you how to be more efficient and creative.