Adding and editing smooth points


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Adding and editing smooth points

All right! I'm still working away inside the Straight-sided outline.psd file found inside the 27_pen_tool folder. I have the vector mask selected for the magazine layer, and I can see my path outline. It's also selected. I have one anchor point selected here with the White Arrow tool. I'm now going to continue to edit this path. I'm going to click on this anchor point right there at the corner where the two pages intersect. I'm going to go ahead and nudge it upward a little bit because it was a little low. Thanks to that 75% Density value there in the Masks panel, I can see where the magazine ends and the background starts.

Now, when you're adding points with the Pen tool, it has a propensity to deliver what are called smooth points with control handles. Smooth points are like this guy right here that have two control handles locked into alignment with each other. That ensures that you have a smooth continuous arc inside of your path. So logic dictates that perhaps what...

Adding and editing smooth points
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Adding and editing smooth points provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Mastery

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Design Photography
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