Editing vector shapes with the Freeform and Reshape Area tools


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Editing vector shapes with the Freeform and Reshape Area tools

If you're still coming to grips with the Pen tool but also want to edit or customize vector shapes, then the Reshape Area and Freeform Path tools may be just what you need. Now onscreen, I've got a file called peppers_working.png. And it has a couple of samples of the finished work here, the green and red peppers that we see here. And beside that I've got a much simpler version of the pepper. We're going to use the Freeform tool to adjust the shape of this and make it a little more similar to what we're seeing in our finished samples.

Now, these tools are all located in one location in the Vector tool set down in the bottom-left corner. If I click and hold, you'll see I've got the Freeform tool. I've got the Reshape Area tool. I've also got the Path Scrubber tool - additive and the Path Scrubber tool - subtractive. The Path Scrubber tools are something we'll look at in a different lesson. So, I've got my Freeform tool selected, and the Freeform t...

Editing vector shapes with the Freeform and Reshape Area tools
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Editing vector shapes with the Freeform and Reshape Area tools provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Jim Babbage as part of the Fireworks CS5 Essential Training

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