Drawing smooth points with the Pen tool


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Drawing smooth points with the Pen tool

I am still working inside Modified ellipse.psd found inside the 27_pen_tool folder and I'm in the middle of moving my cursor around with this rubber band thing hanging off of it. I am going to go ahead and delete what I've created so far, and notice this is an interesting behavior as you are deleting a path. If you press the Backspace key when you're in the middle of drawing a path, if you press the Backspace key or the Delete key on a Mac you're going to delete the last anchor point you created. And what that does is it also deactivates the rest of the path outline, which in my case is just one anchor point, but the entire remainder of your path outline is going to be selected and you press the Backspace key again a second time or the Delete key on a Mac in order to get rid of everything.

So I'll show you that again, I'll just create a bunch of points here. And so the first time I press Backspace or Delete just the last point goes away. The next time I press Backs...

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 CS5 One-on-One: Mastery

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Design Photography
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