Mastering the Photoshop Pen Tool

Adobe Photoshop’s pen tool is incredibly versatile, but difficult to master. It’s perfect for creating smooth shapes- any shape, whatever you can imagine! The pen tool can not only create new shapes; it can make very smooth lines, make very clean selections… the list goes on. The functionality has expanded with new versions of Photoshop, too. The pen tool does all of this with vector paths (for an explanation of vectors, have a look at our vector vs raster tutorial). Paths are, simply said, guidelines which the program can follow to do certain things such as making a selection or … Continue reading