In this episode of the Adobe Creative Suite Podcast Terry White shows how to use the Pen Tool to create Art, Frames and to trace images in Photoshop CS6. If you’ve never used the Pen Tool before, this is your video!
It seems that one of the most requested and under-explained things is using the pen tool in Photoshop. The pen tool is very powerful and accurate. With a little know-how and practice, it will be your ally for the rest of your career. The pen tool creates vector curves and paths. This tutorial shows you how to create paths with the pen tool and provides examples of types of paths you need to know.
When using the pen tool, it may be hard to see how the next curve will appear. To enable the Rubber Band, which shows you an interactive preview of your next curve (much like Illustrator), go to the Options Bar. Then under the “Geometry options” (gear icon) drop-down check the Rubber Band check box. You […]