How to make a path


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How to make a path

In this exercise, I am going to show you how to make a path inside of Photoshop and let me make sure the distinction is clear. So you know what to expect from this exercise. I am not talking about drawing a path. We are not going to see how to draw with the Pen tool quite yet instead, I want to show you how to make a path in the Paths palette. How to create an entry in the Paths palette, because by default the Pen tool and the other Shape tools are set up to draw a Shape layers which is all very well and good. But it's not what you want if you are trying to select or mask an image using the Pen tool.

You want a path instead. So let me show you what that's about. I am working inside of an image called Photographs & Paths.psd that's found inside the 15 Paths folder and you can see that these are the core images, the base images here inside the Layers palette. We've got the Baracuda layer which is the image from photographer Tammy Peluso and then we've got the Profi...

How to make a path
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How to make a path provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 Channels & Masks: Advanced Techniques

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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