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Post by imastarfish on Sun 26 Apr 2009, 12:57 am

ive just tried out using the pen tool and im havin a bit of trouble.....
http://illiweb.com/fa/pbucket.gif?t=1240728962
i need to ask 2 things:
1. how do i turn it into colour, cos at the moment its just a wavy line
and 2. HOW DO I WORK IT?!?!?!?! lol

thanks in advance
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Re: Pen tool trouble

Post by tommo on Sun 26 Apr 2009, 12:59 am

when you click the pen tool their are to pens the one you had and one next to it with a wavy line coming out of the nib use that (its the free hand one)
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Post by imastarfish on Sun 26 Apr 2009, 1:01 am

ok ive tried that, but ive looked at some tuts and in them the line is a lok thinker and its in colour, how do i change that?
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Post by tommo on Sun 26 Apr 2009, 1:04 am

i dunno then cause i use the brush not pen tool cause i like thicker lines sorry Sad
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Post by imastarfish on Sun 26 Apr 2009, 1:05 am

ok thanks for your help
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Re: Pen tool trouble

Post by Adil on Sun 26 Apr 2009, 4:12 am

Take a look at my screenshot on how to make your pen tool draw with colour.

When you select the pen tool, at the top in the bar choose the option I have highlighted.



Heres a cool cheat sheet that I have used when I was new to the pen tool.

http://www.creativetechs.com/tips/tip_resources/AdobePenTool-Cheatsheet.pdf

If you need any more help dont hesitate to ask Wink

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Re: Pen tool trouble

Post by imastarfish on Sun 26 Apr 2009, 4:25 am

Thankyou so much
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Post by Henryz on Sun 26 Apr 2009, 4:26 am

YouTube tutorials are best for pen tool. I promimse you
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Re: Pen tool trouble

Post by finnianm on Sun 26 Apr 2009, 9:02 am

Yes, there are alot of good tuts out there. This is my favorite one:

http://psd.tutsplus.com/tutorials/tools-tips/photoshops-pen-tool-the-comprehensive-guide/

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Post by imastarfish on Mon 27 Apr 2009, 1:36 am

thanks soooo much guys. i now know how to use the pen tool and will be posting sumthing with it soon Razz
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Post by finnianm on Mon 27 Apr 2009, 6:36 am

Very Happy glad we could help ya!

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