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Jayne Blake
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How to use the Pen Tool in Photoshop

Technical Tutorial Published 6/12/16 Last updated on 5/16/18

This resource was created to introduce students to the pen tool to select areas in an image. Many students were using the rubber tool to erase backgrounds and cut out shapes before this lesson.

Products
  • Photoshop

    Editing and compositing for photos, web and mobile app designs, 3D artwork, videos, and more.

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Duration
1-2 Hours
ISTE NETS-S
Technology Operations and Concepts
Materials

computer with Photoshop and a mouse

xxx.banana.psd file open

printed copy of the PDF how to use the pen tool

smartboard or projector to demonstrate the steps to the class

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Tarek Bahaa El Deen

Posted on 9/1/16 10:04:45 PM Permalink

helpful resource
Thank you for sharing

Jayne Blake

Posted on 6/12/16 3:27:16 AM Permalink

Please find the xxxx_banana.psd file in the zip file as I had trouble uploading the psd.

Thanks.