The pen tool is great.  But it's intimidating for many beginners - and I was one of them.  As I've spent more years painting, I've learned to love this unusual tool.  Especially for creating precise selections, the pen tool is a crucial ally.  So let's see what it's capable of!

If you find this topic interesting, make sure to check out Edge Control to learn more advanced techniques!

In the video I mention videos about the 'lasso tool', if you'd like to learn more - check these videos out.  

AuthorMatt Kohr