Using a pressure-sensitive tablet


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Using a pressure-sensitive tablet

Throughout this chapter, we are going to explore the Brush tools available inside of Illustrator. These tools are different than the Pen and Pencil tools that we have used until now. Perhaps the most significant difference is the fact that the Brush tools are pressure sensitive. However in order to take advantage of the pressure sensitivity, you must have a pressure sensitive tablet attached to your computer. Illustrator has full support for pressure sensitive tablets including the Wacom tablets. So just want to make sure that you have the latest tablet driver installed on your computer, and make sure that your preferences are set up correctly in your system Control panel. It's important to realize that you don't need to have a pressure sensitive table in order to use the brushes, however you do get a significant benefit when you do have one.

I'll illustrate this quickly by opening up some of the preloaded brushes that come with Illustrator. I'll go here to the Brushes ...

Using a pressure-sensitive tablet
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Using a pressure-sensitive tablet provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS4 Essential Training

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Design
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Illustrator
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