To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. All tip submissions are carefully reviewed before being published. I am an absolute rookie using photoshop for drawing and I like it but my lineart has varying thickness probably due to pen pressure so I was wandering if there is a setting I could use to have the same line thickness all across the drawing but leaving the ''tails'' or whatever it is (the tapered start and end when I need it). Close. But, you can also try the Filter > Other > Minimum filter. This is useful for adjusting scanned line art images, as well as, for thickening up lines on images which you have converted to a line drawing inside Photoshop. 4) Match the colors to the original stroke. For all things Photoshop - except those listed in the sidebar so be sure to read them before posting. Adding the Shift key will increase or decrease the line width in increments of 10. This tutorial shows you how to create paths with the pen tool and provides examples of types of paths you need to know. This image is not<\/b> licensed under the Creative Commons license applied to text content and some other images posted to the wikiHow website. This image is not<\/b> licensed under the Creative Commons license applied to text content and some other images posted to the wikiHow website. Each double-click creates a straight line between the corner points. Make sure you have a hard brush. wikiHow is a “wiki,” similar to Wikipedia, which means that many of our articles are co-written by multiple authors. This image is not<\/b> licensed under the Creative Commons license applied to text content and some other images posted to the wikiHow website. wikiHow is a “wiki,” similar to Wikipedia, which means that many of our articles are co-written by multiple authors. We know ads can be annoying, but they’re what allow us to make all of wikiHow available for free. To achieve this in Adobe Acrobat Reader you need to press keyboard shortcut Ctrl+5 or go to View > Show/Hide > Rulers & Grids > Line Weights. But not with the line-drawer-tool. If you stroke it again it goes back to normal, but this pops up like every 5 strokes i do. Photoshop has a wide array of tools the graphics artist can use to create images. In drawing there are different line weights. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. If you do not want to constrain the ratio of the width and height, click the link icon in the options bar to unlink the width and height. Thanks to all authors for creating a page that has been read 14,590 times. wikiHow, Inc. is the copyright holder of this image under U.S. and international copyright laws. The easiest way to obtain thick lines is to use our free action! With a little know-how and practice, it will be your ally for the rest of your career. This image is not<\/b> licensed under the Creative Commons license applied to text content and some other images posted to the wikiHow website. Be aware that any spots or marks on the paper will be amplified by this process. I am an absolute rookie using photoshop for drawing and I like it but my lineart has varying thickness probably due to pen pressure so I was wandering if there is a setting I could use to have the same line thickness all across the drawing but leaving the ''tails'' or whatever it is (the tapered start and end when I need it) wikiHow, Inc. is the copyright holder of this image under U.S. and international copyright laws. with "linedrawer-tool" (I use german version) I can't change the strength of the line anymore after it's done. Draw a line (path) and select it. This image is not<\/b> licensed under the Creative Commons license applied to text content and some other images posted to the wikiHow website. To illustrate more, compare the two images below. wikiHow, Inc. is the copyright holder of this image under U.S. and international copyright laws. The lines are vectors on a shape layer. Press "Delete" to get rid of the background. wikiHow, Inc. is the copyright holder of this image under U.S. and international copyright laws. This image is not<\/b> licensed under the Creative Commons license applied to text content and some other images posted to the wikiHow website. You may be able to convert the line to a selection but I would suggest using the pencil or brush tool and selecting a different brush from the brush pallet. wikiHow, Inc. is the copyright holder of this image under U.S. and international copyright laws. Something like this: Is there a way to fix the lines so that they have a normal thickness? You should see a little button at the bottom of the path’s palette called “Stroke path”. In each case, there is a way of adjusting the width or thickness of the line being creating. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. Change the Fill and Stroke colors in the Options bar. This image is not<\/b> licensed under the Creative Commons license applied to text content and some other images posted to the wikiHow website. This image is not<\/b> licensed under the Creative Commons license applied to text content and some other images posted to the wikiHow website. I can still see the path drawn but the line itself shows nowhere, not in print, export to web etcetera. wikiHow, Inc. is the copyright holder of this image under U.S. and international copyright laws. I have one random drawing on the picture and all the lines have the same thickness. If your line weights aren't scaling the lines won't scale - if you started with 1 px wide lines and you scale your drawing to 200% you'll still have lines that are 1 px wide (in other words, your lines will now be half the weight but twice the size). 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\u00a9 2021 wikiHow, Inc. All rights reserved. So I just recently got photoshop cs5, and I'm still transitioning from elements 7 to cs5. To enable it, hit Command + K to open the Preferences windows, then click Technology Previews in the list to the left of the window. In drawing view select the line or lines you want to modify then on the Properties panel pen tab select the pen that has the MAX setting that you desire, the selected lines will be updated to match that pen's MAX thickness. In Photoshop, you can also modify the corner radii of rounded rectangle shapes after they have been drawn. With the Line tool selected, click on the gear icon in the Options bar to access the Arrowheads option. With the other tools from the same sub-menu I can change details later again and again. This image is not<\/b> licensed under the Creative Commons license applied to text content and some other images posted to the wikiHow website. To change the dimensions of the rectangle, type values in the W or H text boxes in the Properties panel or options bar. Which one you choose to use will depend on the project and the type of line you need. before you polot. Change the thickness of a line drawing after it's been done. This image is not<\/b> licensed under the Creative Commons license applied to text content and some other images posted to the wikiHow website.

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