How do you select the path of a pen in Photoshop?
Beside this, how do I select the pen tool path in Photoshop?
As well as being a proficient drawing instrument, the Pen is a useful selection tool. You can select shapes to brush into. cmd/Ctrl+click a path to select it once you've made a shape, or Ctrl/right-click a path and pick Make Selection.
Secondly, how do I select after pen tool? To turn this into a selection, right click and go to “Make Selection.” Whenever you are working with the Pen Tool, it creates paths. This is why you don't see your shape on a layer; it is stored in a different place. If you need to alter a selection, go to the paths tab and click on the Work Path.
Considering this, how do you use a pen tool?
Clicking the Pen tool creates straight segments.
- Select the Pen tool.
- Position the Pen tool where you want the straight segment to begin, and click to define the first anchor point (do not drag).
- Click again where you want the segment to end (Shift-click to constrain the angle of the segment to a multiple of 45°).
What is path in Photoshop?
A path is a straight or curved shape. It is rather like a road - it can curve one way or the other but it is always part of the same path. There are sections in a path defined by anchor points. A path can be open or closed, so either a straight line or a circle.