Training Courses

Using your Wacom Intuos Pro

One Day Course

Overview

The course has been developed for intermediate‐level users of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop who wish to increase their productivity and explore more creative options when using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop in conjunction with their Wacom Intuos Pro tablet.

This practical, hands‐on course explores the most efficient ways of optimising and customising the Wacom Intuos Pro and Grip Pen, enabling you to produce professional artwork for both print and the web and realise your creative and productive potential.
You should have attended the Introduction to Illustrator course and Introduction to Photoshop course at Media Training or have an equivalent level of experience.

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Course Outline

  • Introducing the Wacom Intuos Pro
    • Benefits of using a Wacom Intuos Pro
    • Installing the tablet
    • Changing the Pen Nib

    Customising your Wacom Intuos Pro
    • Taking advantage of the ExpressKeys
    • Setting options for the Touch Ring
    • Customising the Radial menu
    • Setting the pressure, tip feel, and tilt sensitivity options for the Grip Pen
    • Assigning functions to the Grip Pen buttons
    • Customising the Eraser functions
    • Setting Express Key orientation
    • Choosing between Pen and Mouse Mode
    • Controlling Tablet Mapping options
    • Customising Touch options

    Optimising your Wacom Intuos Pro within Adobe Illustrator
    • Adding application functionality to your Wacom Intuos Pro
    • Assigning Illustrator‐specific ExpressKeys and Touch Ring options
    • Optimising the Radial Menu and Grip Pen functionality for Illustrator
  • Using your Grip Pen with Adobe Illustrator
    • Drawing with the Blob Brush
    • Using the Pencil and Brush tool
    • Setting pressure sensitivity options for the Art and Calligraphic brushes
    • Cleaning up your illustrations with the Eraser
    • Using the Bristle Brush with your Grip Pen


    Optimising your Wacom Intuos Pro within Adobe Photoshop
    • Adding application functionality to your Wacom tablet
    • Assigning Photoshop‐specific ExpressKeys and Touch Ring options
    • Setting quick options for the Radial Menu for Photoshop
    • Optimising Grip Pen functionality for Photoshop

    Using your Grip Pen with Adobe Photoshop
    • Using pressure sensitivity to control Brush opacity, size and flow
    • Creating and using custom brushes utilising the Grip Pens pressure and tilt sensitivity options
    • Painting with your Grip Pen and the Natural Tip brushes
    • Blending with the Mixer Brush options and the Grip Pen
    • Using Erodible brushes to add texture and detail

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We provide a lovely onsite lunch so you can relax. We can cater for any dietary requirement with no fuss.

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