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I have the following issue whereby I wanted to draw a tree with overlapping paths (so I could edit individual branches in the future) but when I overlap the path, it cuts the fill out:

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How do you stop this? so that the white path tree fills regardless of overlapping paths?

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Currently, this is all one path. You need to be making multiple paths for each branch or when you get to a branch, change direction and drawl the new branch. This will solve your issue.

  • Are you sure there isn't a more scalable way of doing this? – Jimmyt1988 Sep 10 '14 at 22:27
  • I'm not sure what you mean by scalable. If I were to make a tree with the pen tool, I would use Illustrator. – Eddie Adolf Sep 10 '14 at 22:29
  • I meant that if I divide the path up, I then have to solve the problem of having layer masks on different paths... and having to set the colour on every new branch that overlaps another... and I guess if I make more branches (scalable) it might get rather annoying although i'm aware of copy style... Right, I better get illustrator then... Thanks bro! Helpful to know you definitely can't do it in Photoshop. I just tried because I have only purchased the sub to that so far... – Jimmyt1988 Sep 10 '14 at 22:36

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