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Photoshop Pen Tool Basics

I have never been able to grasp how the Pen Tool in Photoshop (and other softwares like Illustrator and Flash) works.

But now I do.

I followed this excellent and simple tutorial by David Legett at Tutorial9 website.

After learning the basics of handling the pen, I was able to create the following two shapes with the pen tool:


The cloud shape is a trace from Tutorial9’s logo.

Follow the Tutorial: Pen Tool Basics – Custom Shapes