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Chapter 11. Using the Paths Palette > Stroking an Area of an Image Using Paths

Stroking an Area of an Image Using Paths

The Stroke Path option is an excellent way to control any of Photoshop's drawing or image-editing tools. When you select the Stroke Path options, you're essentially giving Photoshop control of the tool, and using a preexisting path to control the shape of the stroke. The important thing to remember is that the tool selected for the Stroke Path option will perform the way it was last used. For example, if the last time you used the Paintbrush tool you selected a star-shaped, 40-pixel brush; selecting the Paintbrush as the Stroke tool will cause it to stroke the path using a star-shaped, 40-pixel brush.


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