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If you're trying to make good looking curves, the pen tool in Photoshop (and Illustrator) is hard to use if you are not used to Bezier curves. You'll get lots of pointy edges where you don't want them and the turns won't look "natural". I can do it but it annoys me and is more labor intensive than it should be. I really prefer B-splines in Microsoft ...


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There's no simple or easy answer here. You use Filter > Other > Maximum or Filter > Other > Minimum to alter the existing strokes. You could use a Brush and Eraser to adjust the strokes. You could use the Pen Tool and redraw the shape, as Brian suggested. You could abandon Photoshop and use Image Trace in Adobe Illustrator. Ultimately each ...


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You could create a layer above your artwork and outline it with the pen tool. You'd obviously spend more time than I in my demonstration, but without knowledge of a automagical way.. this is what I would attempt first. Select pen tool, change path to shape, choose your stroke & fill color. Click to make a point, click & drag to make curves, click ...


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Starting fresh..... The basic steps are as follows: Select all your shapes (or text) Choose Object > Expand Appearance from the menu, if it is available Choose Object > Expand from the menu Choose Object > Compound Path > Make from the menu Select the objects and the background Choose Object > Clipping Path > Make from the menu Step 2 ...


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The Clipping Mask works by using the front-most path as a frame through which to see the background object(s). If you want the mask to be everything that is showing as black in your [3] image, you'll need to combine them in to a single object first. To do this, I would recommend following @Cakey's advice for outlining strokes to get solid shapes, and then ...


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There is a function called "Outline Stroke" in the Path menu under Object. So if you make a big fat stroke on a horizontal line, for instance, and run that, you will get a shape that is a solid rectangle that looks like the stroked line...but it is a filled shape. Maybe that could get you what you want but it seems awkward. I don't know the effect you are ...



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