Roughing in non-symmetrical paths


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Roughing in non-symmetrical paths

I've saved my progress as Big ole path outline.psd found inside the 27_pen_tool folder. Now that we've gone ahead and roughed out the glass portion of the light bulb, and this base to a certain extent as well, and we've combined all the shapes into a single big overarching path outline. Let's go ahead and fill out the details required to render this metallic section. Now notice that it is not symmetrical. The reason of course is, if you've ever worked with a light bulb, that the ridges descend downwards, so that you can screw them into a socket.

So we're going to have lower ridges over here on the left-hand side, and more of them I believe as well. Then, we're going to have possibly fewer, but definitely higher ridges over here on the right-hand side. All right, so these edges are fairly rounded. So I'm going to rough them in using my Ellipse tool. So I'll go ahead and select the Ellipse tool from the Shape tool fly-out menu. Then, I will drag thusly. I'...

Roughing in non-symmetrical paths
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Roughing in non-symmetrical paths 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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