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Photoshop CC Working with Shape Tools

by Kirk Nelson

Photoshop is best known for its raster features. This course will teach you everything you ever needed to know about working with shapes in Photoshop. Software required: Adobe Photoshop CC, Adobe Illustrator CC.

What you'll learn

Have you ever wondered how to use the vectors and shapes in Photoshop? Photoshop is primarily a raster program, so what's with the vector tools? This course, Photoshop CC Working with Shape Tools, is perfect for you because you'll fully understand why these tools are there, what they do, and how to use them in a real world type of project. First, you'll take a close look at every shape tool and explore their drawing options. Next, you'll discover how to use the shape properties to better control how shapes appear and how to create your own custom shapes. Finally, you'll use these skills in a real world project where you take a physical paint stroke, turn it into a company logo, and use it as part of a piece of corporate marketing. When you're finished with this Photoshop course, you'll not only better understand what the vector shapes are for, but also how they can help you in your regular graphics workflow. Software required: Adobe Photoshop CC, Adobe Illustrator CC.

About the author

Kirk has been a professional graphics artist for almost 20 years. He has a bachelor’s degree from George Mason University and is an Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop. Kirk's work has been published over 400 times in various internationally acclaimed publications such as Photoshop Creative, Advanced Photoshop, and Digital Photographer. Kirk has experience with a broad range of subjects in the design field, from web design to logo design, to print design to 3D modeling and animation. Kirk is jus... more

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