Drawing smooth points with the Pen tool Photoshop CS6


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Drawing smooth points with the Pen tool

In this movie, I'll show you how to draw a custom path outline made up of smooth points, using the Pen tool. And just to keep the learning curve as shallow as possible, we will go ahead and retrace this droplet. So I will right-click on the vector mask thumbnail here inside the Layers panel, and I'll choose Delete Vector Mask in order to get rid of it. And then I'll switch to the Pen tool, which you can get by pressing the P key. I'll go ahead and start my path outline up here toward the top. Now, you'll undoubtedly recall that you create corner points by clicking with the Pen tool, and in each case, the corner point has no control handles associated with it whatsoever, and as a result, we end up getting straight segments. All right, I don't want that path outline, so I will press the Control key, or the Command key on the Mac, to get my white arrow tool.

Then I will click anywhere on the path to partially select it, and I will press the Backspace key, ...

Drawing smooth points with the Pen tool
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Drawing smooth points with the Pen tool 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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