Artists today use digital tools that allow them to work as
naturally and spontaneously as if they were using traditional
artist tools such as pastels, watercolors, oil media, and gouache.
With the recent growth of the tablet market, there are more tools
and more sophisticated features available now than ever before and
an increased desire by artists to learn how to use them. As much
art book as guide, The Photoshop and Painter Artist Tablet Book
uses traditional drawing and painting theory exercises, coupled
with reallife projects, to show readers how they can use Painter
and Photoshop with pressure-sensitive tablets for beautiful
Award-winning artist and author Cher Threinen-Pendarvis takes readers through a variety of projects designed to improve their drawing, composition, and conceptual thought processes while exploring different uses of the many brushes available in Painter and Photoshop.
Among many valuable concepts and techniques you’ll learn to:
Create tonal, gestural, and contour drawings with a pressure-sensitive tablet and stylus
Use the iPad for sketching out ideas and use related software including Brushes, ArtStudio, Sketchbook Pro, Procreate, Adobe Ideas, and Adobe PS Touch
Translate traditional color theory to digital color tools
Incorporate scanned artwork into digital paintings and use photos as a reference for illustrations