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Pen Tool

Community Beginner ,
Jan 25, 2024 Jan 25, 2024

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Hello Community

I'm searching for a tutorial/lesson on the Pen Tool that goes beyond a beginner. I've gotten fairly profecient making a selection of a sneaker. I need instruction on working within the 'paths' module and creating numerous selections, cutouts and converting to masks. I've included an attachment of a lighthouse and I want to change the gray color to red and white.

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Jan 26, 2024 Jan 26, 2024

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Three things to keep in mind: 

• Unless the Mask needs varying degrees of softness a Vector Mask (with Feather set in the Properties Panel) might suffice. 

• Outright switching to the Add Anchor Point Tool, Delete Anchor Point Tool, Convert Point Tool is generally unnecessary when using  the Pen Tool because hovering over a Path, a Point, alt-clicking can achieve the same thing. 

• Keep an eye on the Path operations in the Options Bar – if some subPathItem does not add or subtract as you want them to check and change the setting there.

https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/using/drawing-pen-tools.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kAQUNFZJXY

 

Edit: To add on the importance of Path operations: By using »Combine Shapes« one need not create one outline over everything but can create multiple subPathItems that »work together«. 

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