Photoshop Secrets

Wacom Tablets and Photoshop CS3

Colin Smith + Westom Maggio

3 Hours $39.99 - Usually $49.99

Price: $39.99


Wacom Tablets and Photoshop CS3 downloadable Price: $39.99 (368MB)

NEW for Photoshop CS3
A “must have” for tablet users.

The most complete training on the Wacom Tablet and Adobe Photoshop ever! 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.

This fast loading CD ROM contains over 2 hours of sharp video with crisp digital sound. The simple-to-use interface frees you up, instantly jump to any lesson with complete control over the playback. All the lesson files are included, so you can follow along at your own pace!

If you currently own, or are considering a pen tablet or Cintiq™, this video is one of the best investments you can make.

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The Authors

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.

As an Adobe certified Expert in Photoshop and Application Specialist for Wacom Technology, Wes is an authority on Photoshop instruction. He’s held workshops and taught at venues such as PhotoshopWorld, Seybold, Macworld, and PMA.

All new and updated for CS3

We went back to the studio and completely re-recorded all the lessons for this new version. The content is better, Wes included techniques for all the latest tablets and Cintiq.

All the Photoshop techniques are brand new to this edition of the disk. Many of the new CS4 features are explained and covered.

All new and updated for CS4


All Lessons

    1. Welcome from Wes

    The ideal companion for those seeking the highest level of performance from their pen tablet.

    1. Tablet Overview

    A brief overview of the many tablet choices available.

    1. Tablet basics

    Understanding what you are working with. Fundamental tablet usage.

    1. Pen Training

    No more mousing around! Tips and an exercise for getting used to using a pen.

    1. Control Panel

    Walk through and coverage of the many areas in which a tablet can be customized with user-specific functions.

    1. Pen Setup

    Customize the pen to your personal tastes. Assign common keystrokes to the side button for quick access.

    1. Mouse Setup

    Although the pressure sensitive pen is superior for most retouching tasks, sometimes a mouse may be more suitable. Set up your mouse for optimal control.

    1. Touch Strips

    Quickly modify the size of a brush or zoom in/out of an image using Touch Strips. Learn how this can be achieved with just a swipe of a finger.

    1. ExpressKeys

    Express Keys offer quick access to commonly used keyboard shortcuts and functions. How, and what to set them up for covered in depth.

    1. Brushes Palette

    When it comes to using a tablet in Photoshop, the brushes palette becomes the heart of the application. Learn how to control pressure with your pen in Photoshop.

    1. Pop-Up Menu

    Context sensitive menus are popular in all applications. Use the Wacom Tablet driver to create custom menus to further increase your productivity.

    1. Custom Brushes

    Learn how brushes work in Photoshop. Make your own custom brushes and master dynamics.

    1. Adjustment Layers

    Adjustment layers offer unmatched freedom. Learn the new enhanced Curves adjustment in Photoshop CS3.

    1. Collaging and compositing

    Combine multiple images together to achieve a creative and stunning result. Master Layer masks in this lesson.

    1. Quick Select

    Use the new Quick Select tool. Learn about the new Smart Filters. Use Refine Edge to achieve crisp, sharp edges as you remove an object from its background.

    1. Clone Source

    Cloning has steroids in CS3. Learn all the ways you can use the new Clone Source palette and clone like never before.

    1. Black and White

    Learn several techniques to create Black and White images from your color images. It all comes to a head with the new Black and White Filter as you make a sepia tone image. Then make your subject in color.

    1. 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.

    1. Painterly Art

    Take a photograph and turn it into an image that looks hand painted. Finally add a canvas texture for that extra realism.

    1. Reusable Actions

    Brighten up targeted portions of your image. Create an action that can be used again and again without repeating all the steps. Save hours!


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