Pressure-sensitive tablets are often ideal when you're editing photographs in Photoshop. If your edits are confined to global adjustments that can be easily applied using a slider, a tablet isn't so necessary. But if you perform localized edits -- dust removal or cloning; masking of tone or color adjustments; or any type of dodge or burn effects -- then a tablet can greatly ease your post-production life. This video using a wireless Wacom Intuos4 demonstrates when and why pressure-sensitive tablets rock.
In this tutorial you will learn about setting up your Wacom tablet properties in Photoshop. Although the Tablet covered is the Intuos4 there is information that is still useful and relative to the Intuos3 tablet.
Digital painting is an emerging art form in which traditional painting techniques such as watercolor, oils, impasto, etc. are applied using digital tools by means of a computer, a digitizing tablet and stylus, and software.