Join Kevin Stohlmeyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Helpful ExpressKeys and Touch Ring, part of Illustrator: Using Wacom Tablets.
- Now I'm going to show you how to set up your…Wacom tablet preferences specifically for an application.…To add your application simply go to your…Application menu and click the plus sign…and you'll have a list of currently open applications.…I find it's easier to have the application running…ahead of time so I can choose it from…the currently open applications rather than…clicking Browse to dig through my hard drive.…Hit OK and now I have Adobe Illustrator CC 2015…loaded and able to be used as a custom application setup.…
Starting with ExpressKeys I'm going to use…custom keyboard shortcuts to give me…a maximized workflow using my Wacom tablet.…To start I'm going to leave Touch On/Off as is.…I like the ability to turn my Touch on and off…with the simple hit of a button.…My second key is going to be a keystroke.…The keystroke that I'm going…to use for this is Lock Selection.…To add this simply click in the upper bar,…CMD+2 is the keyboard shortcut on the Mac,…Ctrl+2 is the keyboard shortcut on Windows,…then name this down below…
- Changing the pen nib
- Customizing the ExpressKeys, touch options, and more
- Painting and drawing
- Cleaning up with the Eraser tool
- Using special tools like the Bristle brush
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on in April 2016. What changed?
A: We updated one video, "Radial Menu," to reflect changes to the Wacom software.