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Inside Photoshop® CS by Christian Verhoeven, Dave Huss, Gary Kubicek, Mara Zebest, Gary David Bouton

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Taking Paths to the Max

Hey, you've glommed onto all these fun facts about paths and Pen tools, and so far, you've used only one of the tools. You start simple, you get simple results. What say you design a flower shape using two of the Pen tools, with curves and everything we discussed? After the following lesson, you can consider yourself Master (or Mistress, or Mattress) of Photoshop Paths.

To Make a Flower, You Start with a Single Petal

In Figure 6.13, you can see the image stickem.tif. It's darker here in the figure than it is on the companion CD; we want you to see clearly what it is you're going to create. No doubts about it—the outline is a complex path, but with instructions, you can create it with plenty of time left over to watch ...

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