using the pen tool to make selections

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using the pen tool to make selections

A beginners tutorial on how to use the pen tool to easily make selections on images in photoshop
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  • Category: Photoshop/Abstracts

  • Submitted on: 2008-04-09 08:51:34

  • Submitted By: Devesh Khanna

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Using Pen Tool to crop out items (beginner)
Step One: Open the selected image you want to remove something from.

Step Two: Zoom In, Select Pen Tool, and start "outlining" the wanted selection.

Step Three: Close Path by returning the path to its start, Then Click on the "Path" Tab next to Layers. Right Click on Work Path Layer, Make Selection, Feather - 0 pixels.


Step Four: Now with your Item selected, Copy Selection and either paste on a new layer, or create a new document(will be sized to whats on your clipboard) and put it there!    More detail...

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