Join John Derry for an in-depth discussion in this video Nibs: Tires for your stylus, part of Wacom Essential Training.
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Each of us have a distinct sense of touch.…Some people are described as heavy-handed.…Others are described as having a light touch.…When it comes to mark-making instruments, the interface between an artist's…expressive gestures and the actual mark made is the instrument's point of…contact with the mark-making surface.…Wacom realizes this and provides various pen nibs in order to offer various…point of contact experiences.…In fact, you may have a set of these various nibs to try out and not even know it.…
Let's find out where they are.…If you are either a Cintiq or a Wacom owner, you received along with your…stylus, this little holder that you use to kind of keep your pen at bay when…you're not using it.…Well, if we take this little holder and unscrew it, there are a set of nibs in here.…So, they supply you with a full set of replacements as well as some optional nibs.…There are a set of five of the standard nibs that are in the pen when you get…it, and the thing about these is, even though they are made of a Teflon-like…
- Drawing freehand
- Tracing existing images
- Determining the correct tablet size for your work
- Understanding relative vs. absolute positioning
- Working with control surfaces like the Touch Ring and control keys
- Selecting the right stylus
- Working with the Bamboo, Intuos, Cintiq, and Inkling
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Photoshop CS6 New Features: Brusheswith John Derry1h 42m Intermediate
Photoshop CS5: Painting with the Mixer Brushwith John Derry2h 26m Intermediate
1. Tablets in Action
2. Tablet Fundamentals
3. Extending the Functionality of the Tablet and Pen Display
Going wireless4m 32s
4. Working with Control Surfaces
5. Selecting the Right Stylus for the Job
6. Work Out with Tablet Calisthenics
7. Working with the Cintiq
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