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.
Using The Pen Tool & Paths In Adobe Photoshop:
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
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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Written by Gareth David