PEN TOOL Photoshop Tutorials 05: How to use Pen Tool, Drawing Curves using Control Handles


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

How to use Pen Tool correctly will create the best Paths that are a balance between detail and smooth curves. Mastering Control Handles is essential.

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 Files 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 Lynda.com 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

05. DRAWING CURVES USING CONTROL HANDLES
1. Drawing a smooth flowing curved line: Click hold and drag to pull out control handles. Hold shift to constrain
2. Drawing a curved line then changing direction: Click hold and drag to pull out control handles. Hold shift to constrain. To change direction, do not release the mouse button, press and hold ALT, drag mouse in the direction you want the path to continue (use the angle of previous Control Handles as a guide) release the mouse button first then ALT

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