Join Kevin Stohlmeyer for an in-depth discussion in this video Touch Ring, part of Illustrator: Using Wacom Tablets.
- The next item we will look at is the Touch Ring.…The Touch Ring is located in the center of your…express keys on the side of your Wacom tablet.…Simply click the Function icon in the toolbar…and click the Touch Ring tab down below to access…your options.…Here we can see the default settings for the Touch Ring.…You can change the different quadrant settings…using the Toggle button in the center of the Touch Ring.…While these default settings look like they are set up…for Adobe PhotoShop, these options can also…be utilized by any applications with similar options.…
For instance, Cycle Layers allows me to use…a clockwise or counterclockwise motion to cycle…up and down through my different layers.…And Brush Size allows me to use the same motion…to increase or decrease my brush size.…To customize, simply click on the dropdown menu…to choose the different options.…Here we can see Scroll, Zoom, and Rotate.…Each one of these uses the clockwise and counterclockwise…motion to scroll up and down through your page,…zoom in and out through your image,…
- 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.