December 26, 2012

Demo: Pressure-sensitive stylus + Photoshop Touch

It’s been a long time coming, but you can at last control your brush strokes by varying their pressure—and not just on a Wacom Intuos anymore. Here’s Photoshop Touch’s newly added support in action:

Posted by John Nack at 7:01 PM on December 26, 2012


  • John Stevenson — 8:37 AM on December 27, 2012

    I think that the JaJa stylus (here: may be a better option – there’s a pre-launch interview to be seen: (just skip ahead to the 12:30 mark – is an interesting insight all-by-itself into being a contemporary hardware entrepreneur)

  • Derek Carpenter — 4:19 AM on December 31, 2012

    will this also work with the touch sensitive screen in windows 8 and using Photoshop CS 6 on a PC Thank you.

  • Aaron — 11:15 AM on January 03, 2013

    Now if only Wacom would create a pressure sensitive pen that works on their pad, my iPad and instead of the useless eraser on the other end they installed an actual, high quality pen with refillable cartridges I’d gladly pay $100 for such a device.

    [Funny you should mention it now: My wife just walked into my office & unsuccessfully tried to jot something on paper via my Wacom stylus. :-) –J.]

    • John Stevenson — 12:23 PM on January 03, 2013

      Could be problematic Aaron – one capacitative tip, plus one inductive, plus one with a “nib” that’s wet – makes for three in total (a compromised and clumsy sort of gizmo …)

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