Paths & the Pen tool in Adobe Photoshop – EP 17/33

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In this tutorial I am going to discuss the Pen tool and the concept of paths in Photoshop. I'll be briefly discussing some examples and then demonstrate how the tool works, where you will have the option to follow along have have a go yourself.

Enjoy.

 

ESSENTIAL TRAINING:

 

Using The Pen Tool & Paths In Adobe Photoshop:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iLEjJOmtQ2Y&list=PL4ADE5B181B0650EE

 

TOPICS COVERED:

 

00:02:42 - What is the pen tool & paths

00:03:42 - Examples

00:08:38 - Create a path

00:13:02 - Create raster shape

00:14:14 - Make selection

00:15:37 - Create a Custom shape

00:17:24 - Draw a shape

00:18:47 - Essential training

 

KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS USED IN THIS VIDEO:

 

A - Path selection tool

V - Move tool

B - Brush tool

 

cmd (Ctrl PC) + shift + N - New layer

cmd (Ctrl PC) + D - Deselect Selection

 

 


 

**FYI**
In this video tutorial, I will be using Adobe Photoshop CC 2014 for mac. Almost all of the principles demonstrated and covered will apply to future and previous versions. Some differences may apply if you are using a previous or future version.

 


 

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