Setting points in the pasteboard


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Setting points in the pasteboard

I've saved my progress as Left- side outline.psd, found inside the 27_pen_tool folder. I want you to notice something about this outline I've drawn so far. I'll go ahead and Zoom out, so that we can take in more of this guy at a time. Notice we started right there. That's the first point in this path outline, and it wraps around his ear, around his cheek, down to the sweater, and out into the pasteboard, which is very important by the way. If you want to contain the entire image, you want your path to extend out into the pasteboard. That's very important.

But notice the shape of this face outline here in the Paths panel. We can see that the filled in area actually occurs over here on the left side of the fellow. So we've essentially selected thus far, we've selected or masked or however you want to think of it, we've done that to the background, not to him. So he is masked away. In fact, if we went over to the Layers panel and selected the man layer, and then I...

Setting points in the pasteboard
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Setting points in the pasteboard 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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