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

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Interface Introduction to Adobe Photoshop – EP 1/33
Interface Introduction to Adobe Photoshop – EP 1/33

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Panels & Workspaces in Adobe Photoshop – EP 2/33
Panels & Workspaces in Adobe Photoshop – EP 2/33

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Raster Image principles in Adobe Photoshop – EP 3/33
Raster Image principles in Adobe Photoshop – EP 3/33

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Image size, Dimension, & Resolution in Adobe Photoshop – EP 4/33
Image size, Dimension, & Resolution in Adobe Photoshop – EP......

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Layers in Adobe Photoshop – EP 5/33
Layers in Adobe Photoshop – EP 5/33

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Common file types in Adobe Photoshop – EP 6/33
Common file types in Adobe Photoshop – EP 6/33

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Colour in Adobe Photoshop – EP 7/33
Colour in Adobe Photoshop – EP 7/33

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10 Handy Tips for beginners to Adobe Photoshop – EP 8/33
10 Handy Tips for beginners to Adobe Photoshop – EP 8/33

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Making selections in Adobe Photoshop – EP 9/33
Making selections in Adobe Photoshop – EP 9/33

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Copy & paste in Adobe Photoshop – EP 10/33
Copy & paste in Adobe Photoshop – EP 10/33

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Transform tools in Adobe Photoshop – EP 11/33
Transform tools in Adobe Photoshop – EP 11/33

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Using brushes in Adobe Photoshop – EP 12/33
Using brushes in Adobe Photoshop – EP 12/33

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Eraser tool & Layer masking in Adobe Photoshop – EP 13/33
Eraser tool & Layer masking in Adobe Photoshop – EP 13/33

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Shape tool in Adobe Photoshop – EP 14/33
Shape tool in Adobe Photoshop – EP 14/33

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Type principals in Adobe Photoshop – EP 15/33
Type principals in Adobe Photoshop – EP 15/33

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Layer styles in Adobe Photoshop – EP 16/33
Layer styles in Adobe Photoshop – EP 16/33

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

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Smart objects in Adobe Photoshop – EP 18/33
Smart objects in Adobe Photoshop – EP 18/33

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Colour adjustments in Adobe Photoshop – EP 19/33
Colour adjustments in Adobe Photoshop – EP 19/33

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Adjustment layers in Adobe Photoshop – EP 20/33
Adjustment layers in Adobe Photoshop – EP 20/33

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Filters in Adobe Photoshop – EP 21/33
Filters in Adobe Photoshop – EP 21/33

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Blending modes in Adobe Photoshop – EP 22/33

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Saving in Adobe Photoshop – EP 23/33
Saving in Adobe Photoshop – EP 23/33

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Setting up a document in Adobe Photoshop – EP 24/33
Setting up a document in Adobe Photoshop – EP 24/33

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3D paper type effect in Adobe Photoshop – EP 25/33
3D paper type effect in Adobe Photoshop – EP 25/33

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Rainbow and clouds illustration in Adobe Photoshop – EP 26/33
Rainbow and clouds illustration in Adobe Photoshop – EP 26/33

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Manage complexity and working smart in Adobe Photoshop– EP 27/33
Manage complexity and working smart in Adobe Photoshop– EP 27/33

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Decorating an origami paper bird in Adobe Photoshop – EP 28/33
Decorating an origami paper bird in Adobe Photoshop – EP 28/33

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Create a origami bird logo in Adobe Photoshop – EP 29/33
Create a origami bird logo in Adobe Photoshop – EP 29/33

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Adding type to the design in Adobe Photoshop – EP 30/33
Adding type to the design in Adobe Photoshop – EP 30/33

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Save for print in Adobe Photoshop – EP 31/33
Save for print in Adobe Photoshop – EP 31/33

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Adapt a print design for a web banner in Adobe Photoshop – EP 32/33
Adapt a print design for a web banner in Adobe Photoshop – EP 32/33

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Save for web in Adobe Photoshop – EP 33/33
Save for web in Adobe Photoshop – EP 33/33

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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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