Cusp points and the Rubber Band option Photoshop CS6


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Cusp points and the Rubber Band option

In this movie, I'll show you how to create the third kind of point that you can make with the Pen tool, and that's the cusp point. , A cusp is a corner between two curve segments, or a curve segment and a straight segment. And so the idea is that it can contain one or two control handles, but if there are two, then they are independent of each other. And we are going to use a combination of cusp and smooth points in order to trace this gentleman's face. Now again, he would not be hard to mask. He is dark skinned against a light background; what could be easier? However, if we were to create a pixel-based mask then we wouldn't have super smooth outlines.

Now, if he had any hair to speak of that was going out into the background, then the Pen tool would be a bad idea, because the Pen tool does not serve us well when working on filigree details, but because this guy is super smooth all way around, he is ideally suited to the Pen tool. Notice I have created another ...

Cusp points and the Rubber Band option
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Cusp points and the Rubber Band option provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS6 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design
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Photoshop Camera Raw
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