How to Make a Curved Line with the Pen Tool in Photoshop

How to Make a Curved Line with the Pen Tool in Photoshop

This short guide will show you how to make a curved line using the pen tool in Adobe Photoshop CS6 and Photoshop CC. This will demonstrate basic pen tool usage.

1

Select the pen tool

Check out the toolbox on the left hand side. Look towards the bottom and select the pen tool.

2

Set your first anchor

Set your first anchor on your desired location by left clicking the screen wherever you want to start.

3

Drag to set the slope of the curve

Once you've set the point, keep the mouse button pushed. Drag the first anchor to set the slope of the line.

4

Set your second anchor

You'll now set the second anchor. Hold the left mouse button down and drag the second point to set the curve.