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Benji33
pen tool
on Dec 18, 2007 at 3:53:07 am

sorry guys this is a very basic question but is there a good tutorial out there that explains how to use the pen tool well in adobe photoshop i am trying to move the vertices of the shape i drew and am becoming very frustrated because i cant move them where i want thanks for your time


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Vincent Rosati
Re: pen tool
on Dec 19, 2007 at 2:55:04 am

Click on the object path with the Direct Selection Tool (A) to activate the points.
Use the Path Selection Tool to move the whole object.

When a curved point is selected with the Direct Select Tool (A), you can grab the end of the handlebar to adjust the curve.
You can also adjust a curved path by clicking on it, between two points.

In the Pen Tools, you'll find the Convert Anchor Point Tool. Click on a curve point to make it into a corner.
Click and Drag on a corner point to make it into a curve.
You can also use this tool to adjust the corner angle of a point by using it to grab a point's handlebar.
By pressing Alt you can quickly switch this into the Direct Selection Tool



Vince



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