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Using Wacom Tablets with Lightroom Classic CC 2015

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Overview

Optimize your Wacom tablet for use with Adobe Lightroom Classic CC and get more control over lighting and tonal adjustments, retouching, and compositing.

A Wacom tablet is a great addition to a photographic workflow. A pen and tablet offer more control over lighting and tonal adjustments, retouching, and even creative work like compositing. But are you getting the most out of your tools? In this course, Adobe Certified Instructor Kevin Stohlmeyer shows how to optimize your Wacom tablet for use with Lightroom Classic CC. He reviews each component of the tablet and Grip Pen and shows how to adjust preferences and customize your tablet to work best with Lightroom Classic CC. Plus, he explores how the Wacom tools extend the power of Lightroom's Adjustment Brush and healing tools, and how to get the most out of the ExpressKeys.

Syllabus

Introduction
  • Welcome
  • What you should know before watching this course
  • Using the exercise files
1. Getting to Know Your Wacom Tablet
  • Getting to know your Wacom tablet
  • Changing the pen nib
2. Customizing Your Wacom Tablet
  • ExpressKeys
  • Touch Ring
  • Radial Menu
  • Grip Pen: Pen/Mouse Mode
  • Touch Options
3. Customizing for Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
  • Helpful ExpressKey shortcuts for Lightroom
  • Modifying the Touch Ring
  • Quick options for the Radial Menu
  • Suggested buttons for Grip Pen
4. Maximizing Tablet Usage in Lightroom
  • Adjustment Brush
  • Healing tool
  • Putting your ExpressKeys to work
Conclusion
  • Next steps

Taught by

Kevin Stohlmeyer

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