PEN TOOL Photoshop Tutorials 02: How to Photoshop, Pen Tool Presets & Preferences

PEN TOOL Photoshop Tutorials show how to use Photoshop’s Pen Tool. PEN TOOL FORMULA & Pen Tool Basics.

When learning How to Photoshop good preparation goes a long way. This tutorial goes through some essential settings before you dive into Adobe Photoshop and Pathing.

Pen Tool Photoshop Tutorials – Mastering how to use Photoshop made easy. Start with advanced Pen Tool techniques for a high quality Transparent Background as either Clipping Path or Layer Mask. Learn these Pro Retouch tips for free from a professional.

The Pen Tool can be difficult at first but with this series of Simple Step by Step Tutorials and Exercise Fles you’ll be able to Master a key Tool in Photoshop and branch out from that skill.

Pen Tool Photoshop Tutorials are recommended for Beginners. They are the exact foundation training provided to industry professions starting out their career to become High End Retouch artists for commercial clients.

Nowhere else on YouTube or will you learn the actual way the Pen Tool is meant to be used with accuracy and speed, a Retouch Artists Secret. The Tutorials take you from Introduction through to Practical Application. Creating a Path, saving as a JPG with a Clipping Path or TIF with a Transparent Background as a Layer Mask.

Each tutorial includes an explanation of the process and gives you an understanding of why, in the right hands, the Pen Tool really is one of Adobe Photoshop’s most powerful tools.

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Pen Tool Photoshop Tutorials: Course Outline

1. Photoshop Preferences: CTRL/⌘ + k or Menu/Edit/Preferences/
a. /General (Tools in CC)/Untick Snap Vector Tools and Transforms to Pixel Grid
b. /Cursors/Other Cursors select Precise
2. Hide Pixel Grid: Menu/View/Show/Untick Pixel Grid (You need to have an image open to access this option)
3. Pen Tool Presets: Press p to select the Pen Tool or select in the tool bar. All other options here will be selected through keyboard shortcuts
a. Choose Path
b. Select Exclude Overlapping Shapes. For example if you are cutting out a doughnut, you’ll be able to see through the hole on the inside
c. Make sure Rubber Band is ticked on. This will show you where the Path extends to when Pathing

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