In this video, explore different examples of how to use the pen pressure of your graphic tablet to achieve complex brush stroke behavior.
- [Instructor] We've now covered … all important brush settings … and every setting you saw so far … can actually be used no matter … if you're using a mouse … or a graphic tablet … but there's one aspect of the brush settings … that is only available to you … if you use a graphic tablet or a pen display … because in both cases, … the pen does not only send its position to Photoshop … but also the amount of pressure you put on it … and this pressure value can be used to control … the brush settings in Photoshop. … Let's have a look at some examples … to see how this works. … So, if we look into the Shape Dynamics, … for example, we see that we can introduce … a size jitter which randomly changes the size … of our brush tip. … But we also find this little pull-down menu here … which is labeled Control … and which is currently set to Off. … If we expand it, … we find different options here … and the one that interests us at the moment … is Pen Pressure. … If we activate it, … take a look at the brush stroke preview below here, …
- Setting up a digital canvas
- Using palettes
- Selecting color using the Eyedropper
- Fine-tuning pressure of tablet pens
- Adding a Quick Mask
- Trying different Blending modes
- Using the Smudge, Blur, and Sharpen tools
- Using the Mixer brush
- Dodging and burning
- Selective saturation using the Sponge tool
- Using the Clone Stamp tool
- Transforming selections
- Color adjustments
- Changing layer opacity
- Adding shadows and highlights
- Painting a foreground, midground, and background
Skill Level Beginner
1. Setting the Digital Canvas
2. Control of the Digital Screen
3. Tools for Choosing Color
4. Settings for the Brush Tool
5. Additional Tools for Applying Color
6. Supporting Tools
7. Manipulating Color
8. Organizing the Digital Canvas
9. Digital Drawing
10. Colored, Digital Drawing
11. Digital Painting
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