Join Chad Chelius for an in-depth discussion in this video Pen tool enhancements, part of Photoshop CS6 Creative Cloud New Features Workshop.
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My all time favorite Go to tool for creating accurate selections for objects …in Photoshop is the Pen tool. And although the behavior of the Pen tool …in Photoshop is close to being identical to the Pen tool in Adobe Illustrator. …There have been a couple of minor differences that users have missed. …Now with the creative cloud update the Pen tool takes another step closer to …users expected behavior. By adding the ability to reposition an …anchor point as you're creating a path by holding down the Spacebar.…
Let's take a closer look, now I'm beginning this video with the paths.psd …file already open on my computer. And before I actually dive into the Pen …tool, I want to show you that we have some of this expected behavior with other …tools in Photoshop. So you notice if I grab the Rectangular …Marquee tool. As I Click and Drag with this tool, if I …keep the mouse held down and hold down the Spacebar. …I can reposition the selection to a different area on my screen. …And if I let go, I can then continue drawing my selection.…
- What is the Creative Cloud?
- HiDPI resolution for Retina displays
- Pen and Crop tool enhancements
- Copying CSS data to a web page
- Importing swatches from HTML/CSS/SVG
- Introducing the new 3D lighting, materials, and rendering controls
- Using the new materials controls in a real-world project