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Wacom Essential Training

via LinkedIn Learning


Learn how to set up and master your Wacom tablet in ways that streamline your work, expand your creative options, and warm up your drawing arm.


  • Welcome
  • Why use a tablet?
  • Exercise files
1. Tablet Fundamentals
  • Understanding positioning
  • Introduction to the six axes of motion
  • An overview of the Wacom product line
  • Which tablet is right for me?
2. Working with Control Surfaces
  • Setting up the Intuos Pro
  • Utilizing the Wacom Desktop Center
  • Setting up the tablet for handedness
  • Using the Wacom property pane
  • Taking Advantage of ExpressKeys
  • Utilizing the side switch buttons
  • Using precision mode
  • Improving interaction
  • Using the touch ring
  • Saving multiple settings with utility
3. Tablets in Action
  • Intro
  • Drawing freehand
  • Tracing an existing image
  • Vector illustration
  • Using as a photo-retouching tool
  • Expressing yourself through painting
4. Extending the Functionality of the Tablet and Pen Display
  • Placing your Tablet
  • Using multi-touch
  • Working with multiple displays
  • Going wireless
  • Using the Intuos Pro Paper Edition
  • Utilizing the ExpressKey remote
5. Selecting the Right Stylus for the Job
  • The standard grip pen
  • The Pro Pen 2
  • The art pen
  • The airbrush
  • Utilizing the eraser tip
  • Nibs, the tires for your stylus
6. Work Out with Tablet Calisthenics
  • What are tablet calisthenics
  • Tablet calisthenics: Beginning exercises
  • Tablet calisthenics: Intermediate exercises
  • Tablet calisthenics: Advanced exercises
  • Tablet calisthenics: Master exercises
7. Working with the Cintiq 22HD
  • Setting up the Cintiq 22HD
  • Positioning the Cintiq 22HD for your working style
  • Optically aligning the Cintiq 22HD
  • Color calibrating with the Wacom Color Manager
8. Working with the MobileStudio Pro
  • Setting up the MobileStudio Pro
  • Setting up a wireless keyboard
  • Tethering with the Wacom Link
  • Next steps

Taught by

John Derry


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