How to Select and Work With Wacom Tablets to Paint and Draw


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Using the tablet as a photo-retouching tool

Traditionally, photo retouching was an exacting skill with little room for error. Whether working on negatives or positive, these were the actual source medium of the photographic imagery. As such, the retoucher often had to work on a tight rope without a safety net, which was part of his skill set. Retouching's digital form is much more flexible, as is all digital media. This advantage has created a world in which retouching is now available to the masses. It still requires skill and a good eye to do acceptable retouching.

The addition of Wacom's pressure-sensitive stylus enables precise subtlety, a requirement for retouching's invisible nature. I'm going to be working on an image here that I actually did do some work on a few years ago, and the problem with this image after it was shot, the photographer felt that the bracelet on the girl's left wrist was somewhat distracting. So he asked me if I could remove it, and that's what I'm going to show you now. I...

Using the tablet as a photo-retouching tool
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Using the tablet as a photo-retouching tool provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by John Derry as part of the Wacom Essential Training

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3D + Animation Design Photography
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