The Pencil Tool in Photoshop

Did you know that Photoshop has a Pencil Tool?  I think it might be one of the more obscure tools available, or perhaps it’s just me?  It’s not really a tool that I have paid much attention to, so I decided to play around with it a little today. This is what I discovered…. READ MORE

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  1. I use the Pencil Tool sometimes when I want to isolate an object, usually ornamentals or b&w clip art. I will close any gaps in the outline of the object with the pencil tool. Using the Color Range feature, I knock out all the white/backing, leaving only the black outline. Then, if I want to color the object by filling its area with the fill tool, no paint ‘escapes’. Other than that, I didn’t know what to use it for!
    Thank you!

    Su

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