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Weeks 10 & 11: Illustration Techniques – Part 1
Digital Tablet and Pen Basics

(In class we use the Wacom Bamboo Pen CTL-460, but most techniques apply to all)

Link to Wacom Drivers
Drivers | Wacom

Drivers are installed on GCOM iMacs. You may wish to install these on your personal computers. A hardware driver is a small computer program that allows your computer to interact with Wacom products. It is important to download the most recent driver to ensure that your device is working properly and that you can access its full array of features.

What is the Bamboo with Pen? (1:00 min. commercial)

The Bamboo pen experience by Wacom is a great way to work on your computer. The cordless, battery-free pen gives you an intuitive way to express yourself when navigating, drawing, painting, editing photos, and writing.



Wacom Bamboo Pen Tablet Review and Demo in Photshop (8:17 min.)

Helpful review with Photoshop demo found on YouTube.


Guide & Intro to Graphic Tablets for Digital Artists (17:57 min.)

This is a beginner’s guide to graphic tablets. I talk about the different types of graphic tablets with brief overview of the pros and cons.


Wacom Bamboo Tablet: Quick-Start Guide (54 min.)

In this pre-recorded webinar, get the most out of your new Bamboo pen tablet by tuning in to this quick-start guide. In this webinar you will get an in-depth look at Bamboo’s key features; how to set up the tablet for optimal use and some down and dirty tips and tricks in the key apps that accompany the tablet.

May we be so bold as to say, there is perhaps no better way to get up and running with your tablet, than by joining us for this webinar!


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