How to Use the Cookie Cutter tool Photoshop Elements 10


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Using the Cookie Cutter tool

The Cookie Cutter tool is much like the Custom Shape tool, except that the Cookie Cutter tool lets you draw custom shapes, and then automatically fill them with content from your photographs. This makes it ideal for scrapbookers. I'll select the Cookie Cutter tool from the toolbar, and then I'll go up to the Options, where there is a shape picker. I'll click the arrow to the right of the shape picker, and here I can see a subset of the many shapes that are available. I'd like an animal shape, so I'm going to click this double-pointed arrow, and I'll choose Animals from this menu, and here I can see some animal shapes to choose from.

I'm going to click on the bird shape, and then I'll click in the tool Options bar to close the shape picker. In the Shape Options menu, I can choose to draw Unconstrained, which means that the bird can be distorted in any direction, or if I click Defined Proportions, that will constrain the bird, so it won't be distorted. I'...

Using the Cookie Cutter tool
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Using the Cookie Cutter tool provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 10 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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