Join John Derry for an in-depth discussion in this video Taking advantage of ExpressKeys, part of Wacom Essential Training.
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If you are a keyboard shortcut fanatic like I am, you'll love ExpressKeys, and…even if you're not, I think you will find them highly useful.…ExpressKeys' primary advantage is that, unlike the keyboard, they are located…right on the surface of the tablet.…They remind me a lot of the types of on-steering wheel controls you may find…on autos these days.…By their convenient location, they quickly become an extension of your hands…while allowing you to stay focused on the display and your work.…
Let's take a look at the actual Wacom driver here and make sure we're in…ExpressKeys, and the other thing you want to be sure of is if I didn't pay…attention up here, I could start to assign this and it would be assigned to…all other by default.…We must make sure we've selected Photoshop as our target for these…particular shortcuts.…What I want to do is use this bottom express key, and right now it's currently…assigned to Pan/Scroll. I want to change that, so I'm going to go and open this…up, and there are a series of default settings you can use, some of them are…
- 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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