Join John Derry for an in-depth discussion in this video Using Precision mode, part of Wacom Essential Training.
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When using a pen and tablet, there are times when it may be desirable to…refine your hand motion.…In the real world, threading a needle is just such an activity.…Unfortunately, there is no magic to assist in manual dexterity.…But the Wacom driver does offer such a magic bullet for fine motor skilled…drawing activities for extremely detailed work, Precision mode.…Essentially, the Wacom Tablet surface is mapped to the size of the screen.…In Precision mode, the surface area of the tablet is remapped to a smaller…subsection of the screen for more precise work.…
Let's begin by taking a look at the surface of our Wacom Tablet here, and you may…notice that there are these four little corner markers that indicate exactly the…area that is a live area that you can actually paint and draw in, and these four…corner markers in this area are mapped exactly to your screen.…So, whatever happens on the tablet is mirrored on the screen.…And in fact I can show you this, I'm going to draw a line here from the lower…
- 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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