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Adobe Photoshop CS6 Essentials by Scott Onstott

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Chapter 5

Drawing

You probably haven’t thought of Photoshop as a drawing program. Although Adobe Illustrator is more specialized in that department, you might be surprised at how easy it is to create precise drawings in Photoshop. In this chapter you will learn the difference between raster and vector data, how to use the vector tools to draw, and how to manipulate shapes and paths. You will work in all three drawing modes. In short, you’ll learn everything you need to know to draw accurately in Photoshop.

  • Comparing vector with raster data
  • Drawing with vector tools
  • Manipulating shapes and paths
  • Working with drawing tool modes

Comparing Vector with Raster Data

Vector and raster data are the two main types of graphical information stored on computers. ...

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