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How to Set Up a Wacom Tablet for Retouching

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Unmesh Dinda from PiXimperfect has created this fantastic video on setting up your Wacom tablet for retouching in Photoshop. Unmesh meticulously walks you through things step-by-step: you’ll start by installing the right drivers for your Wacom tablet, progress to adjusting the settings to make sure your device performs appropriately, and you’ll learn when to go wired or wireless with your tablet. Next you’ll see how to access Wacom Tablet Properties to set up the pen and ExpressKeys, and learn to customize your tablet mapping and touch ring. At the end of the video you’ll learn his most important tip of all. Stay tuned!

Helpful video timestamps

01:07 Installing the Drivers & Turning off Windows Ink

01:29 The Setup: Wired vs. Wireless

02:40 Setting up the Pen

09:02 Setting up the Keyboard

12:37 The ExpressKeys

22:22 Mapping

29:09 Touch Ring

31:02 The Most Important Tip

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About PixImperfect and Unmesh Dinda

PiUnmesh Dinda from PiXimperfectXimperfect is a free online resource for learning Photoshop and Lightroom. Unmesh and his team believe that if you learn the concepts (and not just memorize the steps),  you can better translate your imagination visually to the world.  Unmesh says not worry about the quality at first, as over time it will improve. Just keep creating and your consistency will take care of the rest.

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