RC takes a focused look at one seemingly simple tool in Photoshop that can have a major impact on your work in many ways and in many more Creative Suite programs – The Pen Tool.
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Learn about the Pen tool and how to use it to create polygonal shapes with the provided guides from RC.
This lesson deals with keyboard shortcuts when modifying paths and how to save a path in a JPG file.
Learn how to add and subtract paths to make more complex shapes in Photoshop.
Use shape combinations and the select tool for moving a shape. Also, use the direct select tool to manipulate the individual points of a path.
Get the basics of making a curved path in Photoshop CS5.
Learn what inbound and outbound curve handles do with a curved Path in Photoshop CS5.
Change the direction of an outbound curve when drawing your path.
Create a more complex shape using angled and curved anchor points.
Discover how to make an organic curve shape while adding as few points as possible. Plus, understanding the pen tool's most complex feature.
Combine some of the techniques you've learned and create a shape.
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Rafael Concepcion (RC) is an education and curriculum developer for KelbyOne, and the co-host of Layers TV - The How To Podcast For Everything Adobe. An Adobe Certified Instructor in…