Below is a list of Raphaël resources that helped me along the way.
Raphaël reference: http://raphaeljs.com/reference.html
Raphaël discussion group: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/raphaeljs
Raphaël Source: https://github.com/DmitryBaranovskiy/raphael/
Convert polygons to paths: http://aautar.digital-radiation.com/blog/?p=3042