Chapter 9. Basic Pen Tool Techniques
The Pen tool draws precise straight or curved lines called paths. You can use the Pen tool as a drawing tool or as a selection tool. When used as a selection tool, the Pen tool always draws smooth, anti-aliased outlines. These paths are an excellent alternative to using the standard selection tools for creating intricate selections.
In this lesson, you’ll learn how to do the following:
Practice drawing straight and curved paths using the Pen tool.
Fill and stroke paths.
Edit paths using the path-editing tools.
Convert a path to a selection.
Convert a selection to a path.
This lesson will take about 50 minutes ...