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How to use teh pen tool
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Published: September 18, 2004
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A quite Wordful tutorial i did on how to use the pen tool, learn and master the pen tool for those who dont have tablet and pwn those who have. :P
theres really quite a mouthful of text, but they really explain clearly, (I hope) on how to utilize the Pen tool powerz.

enjoy the tut.
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dragonpheonix1's avatar
dragonpheonix1Hobbyist General Artist
How to change pixels in 2.2?
Scara161's avatar
Scara161Hobbyist General Artist
Stroke path doesn't work. It won't let me click on it. I don't understand.
wolfsjourney's avatar
wolfsjourneyStudent Digital Artist
I have read a good many tutorials on the pen tool and you make it make sense in literally .02 seconds. Kudos to you. I own a tablet, but I still can't quite get those pesky lines right. I did all of my lineart in GIMP for a long time because I have thought very poorly of the pen tool... This totally works! Thank you! :hug: :highfive: :handshake:
NlGHTWOLF's avatar
NlGHTWOLFHobbyist Photographer
great tut thanx :D
Cisken1's avatar
Cisken1Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for finally showing me how this damn thing works!

(btw I am using a tablet, but sometimes this tool comes is sooo handy!)
fuzzy-ren's avatar
fuzzy-renHobbyist Digital Artist
thanks for the stuff!! *added to fave~*
bloodbendinggirl's avatar
bloodbendinggirlHobbyist Traditional Artist
OMG OMG OMG! :dance: Thank you for posting this!!! :D I just started using Photoshop and I could not for the life of me find a tutorial for how to ink drawings.
RevolutionBoi's avatar
been looking for this....

Got pretty good at using this skill =)
Diannehh's avatar
DiannehhHobbyist General Artist
Thank you so much 4 making this!
Finally I know how to use it!
And this is a tut that u can understand and take every step :clap::worship:
Diannehh's avatar
DiannehhHobbyist General Artist
Thank you so much 4 making this! Now I finally know how it works:clap::worship:
Nsta's avatar
i never knew the manipulating anchor points.
thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!
shotgunrocketship's avatar
ugh yes tyty
now i don't have to use the line tool rofl
neruteru's avatar
neruteruHobbyist Digital Artist
thankyou very much! ITS REALLY HELPFUL!!!
DasChocolate's avatar
DasChocolateProfessional Digital Artist
I love the pen tool!
ZoneZero1's avatar
ZoneZero1Hobbyist General Artist
foshizzle this is good but it won't let me use stroke path
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Ku-is-evil-fear-herStudent General Artist
great tutorial, but how do you do this with a Tablet?
i just got one for christmas and i totally suck at it lol, i need to practice a little more to get the hang of it.

thanks!
haleycakes's avatar
Eeek for a second i thought i had a cheap Tablet but i have a Wacom lmfao shocker @_@
:]] Well AWESOME tutorial! Very helpful!
3oOoD's avatar
woOow Thank you...
Sapphira-DoG's avatar
Omg I have a queston I am hoping SOMEONE can answer :(

Everytime I use the pen tool, it adds a vector mask :o I don't know why it started this or what I pressed to get this to start happening, but I need to know how to stop it :(

Can you help?
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pineappleicecreamHobbyist Digital Artist
great tut! but i hate my PSCS2, coz evrytime on step four, the "stroke path" bit wnt allow me to click on it! :( help plz!
Penguiun's avatar
gj on this! thanks :D
krizziekurisaki's avatar
oh yeah... sorry about this -feels stupid- what exactly does CG mean anyway...?
krizziekurisaki's avatar
I just use one stroke whenever I use the simulate pressure brush... but the way you did it did make me think. ^^;

Hehe... I'll try it out in the very next picture. Wii~!!! TENCHU!!!
iseesomethings's avatar
HWAAA!!thankyou69x!!!!>.<
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