PhotoShop Cafe Photoshop Secrets: Wacom Tablets and Photoshop CS6 is the most complete training on the Wacom Tablet and Adobe Photoshop. Completely revised, it includes all the new features of CS6, it also covers the latest graphic tablets. This fully updated video will show you how to unleash the power and creativity that only comes from a pressure-sensitive tablet. Set up your tablet correctly and stop working like a mouse user in Photoshop. Two of the Top instructors in the industry combine their talents to bring you a video that will totally change the way you approach graphics on your computer. If you currently own, or are considering a pen tablet or Cintiq, this video is one of the best investments you can make. Stop mousing around and finally take control of your Wacom Tablet and Photoshop CS6.
This version features Full Screen Playback and works on iPad, iPhone 4 or later, iTunes, and Apple TV.
About the Authors
Colin Smith. PhotoShop Cafe An award winning designer, best-selling author and trainer. Colin is founder of the #1 PhotoshopCAFE online community which has received over 7 million visitors. Colin has authored over 18 books, is a regular columnist for Photoshop User Magazine, and is in high demand around the nation as a speaker.
Weston Maggio, Wacom Technology As an Adobe certified expert in Photoshop and a Senior Solutions Manager for Wacom Technology, Wes is an authority on Wacom tablets and Photoshop instruction. A passionate trainer and speaker, he has presented at events such as Photoshop World, Siggraph, the HOW Conference and various workshops around the world.
Welcome from Wes
What to expect from this video--besides expert instruction on the ideal companion for tablet and photoshop users.
A brief overview of pen tablets and key features.
The Pen and Tablet
Understanding what you are working with. Fundamental tablet usage. Intro to Multi-touch. Basic Multi-touch usage and application.
No more mousing around! Tips and techniques for getting used to using the pen.
Wacom Tablet Properties
An overview of the many ways in which you can customize your tablet for optimal use.
Application Specific Settings
How to customize your tablet for specific applications.
All About the Pen
Tricking out the pen for your personal taste.
Pen Calibration from Cintiq Users
Supplement for Cintiq users - Lining up the cursor with your pen.
Touch and Gestures
Incorporating touch input and gestures into your workflow.
An overview of the various tablet functions.
ExpressKeys for Intuos
In-depth look and set up of ExpressKeys for Intuos.
ExpressKeys for Cintiq
Supplement for Cintiq users - In-depth look and set up of ExpressKeys for Intuos.
Setting up the Touch Ring on Intuos5 (Applicable to tablets/displays w/ Touch Strips).
Extend your use of ExpressKeys with Radial Menu, a powerful function providing on-screen, context-sensitive commands.
Use multiple displays? Maximize your tablets active area with Display Toggle. The Why and How-to use Display Toggle.
Enabling an Intuos5 pen tablet for wireless use.
Pressure Sensitivity 101
Enabling brushes and other tools for use with pressure for precise control.
Wacom Tablet Utility
Backing up and restoring tablet preferences for safe keeping and other uses.
A look at the various accessories available for Wacom's professional pen tablets and interactive pen displays.
Thanks from Wes
Wes wraps up, reviews and hands the pen over to Colin.
Welcome from Colin
Welcome to the video and orentation
Colin shows you his personal setup for working with a pen and tablet
All about Brushes
Learn all about the brush options in photoshop CS6
Custom Image Brushes
Learn to make your own brushes out of images. Also learn how to straighten perspetive to make a brush.
Color to Black and White
Learn how to convert an image to Black and White as well as creating localized color effects.
Depth of Field
Learn how to simulate a depth of field effect using the Blur Gallery in Photoshop CS6.
Dodge and Burn
Use Dodging and Burning to bring out the best in your photos. Learn when, where and how to Dodge and Burn as well as the proper techniques in Photoshop and Camera Raw.
Paint with Light
Learn how to use adjustment layers, layer masks and pressure sensitivity to selectively lighten and darken a photo.
Use the Quick Select brush and enhanced Refine Edge tools in Photoshop CS6. Learn to extract an image from it's background, quickly and cleanly. Then composite it with a realistic cast shadow.
Use the new retouch tools including Content Aware move and content aware patch in Photoshop CS6 to quickly remove distracting objects from a photo.
Create Painting from Photo
Use the Bristle Brushes in CS6 to simulate natural brush strokes. Take a photo and turn it into a painting by using the Mixer Brush.
See how you can change the nibs on your Wacom pen. Use the nib that gives you just the right natural feel on the tablet surface.
Parting comments from Colin
How to load your movies on this disk to iTunes so that you can transfer to your compatible mobile devices.