Drawing a simple vector curve. 

PSP 7
 PSP 9  
Click on the "Pencil" button on the toolbar. It is a "pen" in PSP 9  
Bezier Curve  
There are 2 ways to draw a simple vector curve. Bezier and Freehand I will take the Bezier first On the "Tool Options" palette set it up as shown. Make sure that you only have a foreground color selected in the color palette. (Materials Palette in PSP 9) 


PSP 7. Draw a line where you want your curve to start and end. PSP 9 Click where you want to start the curve and drag in the direction it will take.  
 PSP 7. Click a point to give the curve a starting direction then click on a point to give the curve a finishing direction PSP 9. Click where the end of the curve will be and drag to finish the curve  
Freehand Line  
Click on the "Pencil" button on the toolbar. It is a "pen" in PSP 9  
 In the "Tool Options" palette Click on the "Freehand Line" button. It is "Draw Freehand" in PSP 9 The "Curve Tracking" smooths out the curve flatter the higher the number.  
Draw a freehand curve Curve Tracking will smooth it out for you 

The Bezier Curve, while taking a little more time to produce, gives you much more control of the look. 

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