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p4blo
06-29-2005, 01:34 PM
first of all, hello to everyone, this is my second post here, english is not my first languaje, so please excuse the mistakes.

i want to make layouts with curves like these

http://www.luxuryyachtsforsale.net/

but i cant get the grip with the pen tool, i try and try but it always feels out of my control, could please someone help me with some instructions, i have already read a LOT of tutorials, so please if you are going to recomend me some, give one thats suited for this not some basic tutorial

here i attach an piece of the website, for example the 1 pixel curved line, how is it done?

http://img75.echo.cx/img75/2615/curves4jk.th.jpg (http://img75.echo.cx/my.php?image=curves4jk.jpg)

Xsub
07-04-2005, 02:08 PM
this file i've attached will help.

note, click the white arrow tool on the left on the toolbar, and then just experiment with the points.. you'll soon see how to get a clean curve like the one attached:)

lokki
07-04-2005, 09:19 PM
in general, smoother and longer curves come from fewer points. Try just setting down two points with the line/path in between, then convert the endpoints so they have handles. That will probably get you what you want.

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