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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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Although you are looking for how to approach the middle stage of the drawing your problem may be in the beginning, based on your comment: "erasing does a fair amount of damage to the paper" I would suggest beginning with a light graphite pencil like 6H for beginning the drawing. As you become closer to achieving your desired look move to a higher grade ...


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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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