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framed

Location: Canada

Post Mon Apr 18, 2005 1:52 pm   Reply with quote         


Okay, here's a question that's been bothering me for some time now.

Everyone seems to love the pen tool, but I never use it. If i have to cut an image for example, i use the polygonial lasso tool, then when i close the selection create a new layer, or select inverse if i have to.

I know I'm doing this the hard way, but I don't know what the hell the pen tool is good foor. It frankly confuses me. If anyone could link me to a tut or just explain why I do things so stupidly then feel free.




arcaico

Location: Brazil

Post Mon Apr 18, 2005 1:53 pm   Reply with quote         


two words for you dude: fine selection




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Cynn

Location: California Choppin'

Post Mon Apr 18, 2005 1:55 pm   Reply with quote         


You can infinitely refine your selection, using the pen, before committing.

Er, like Arc said.




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YerPalAl

Location: On Deck, South by Southeast

Post Mon Apr 18, 2005 1:56 pm   Reply with quote         






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framed

Location: Canada

Post Mon Apr 18, 2005 2:48 pm   Reply with quote         


thank you sirs and maddams for the great link!




YerPalAl

Location: On Deck, South by Southeast

Post Mon Apr 18, 2005 2:59 pm   Reply with quote         


That one tutorial helped me immensely framed, I hope it does the same for you.

Cheers and welcome.




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splodge

Location: Yorkshire,

Post Tue Apr 19, 2005 6:46 am   Reply with quote         






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