Using shapes


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Using shapes

Elements comes with a whole collection of graphic shapes that you can use to build out a Scrapbook page, or to create an invitation, maybe a card or poster, or just to combine your photos with graphics. These shapes are vector graphics, which means that unlike photographic elements, shapes can be resized or distorted without losing quality. To make a shape, I'm going to go to the Shape tools right here in the toolbar. From the Shape tool flyout menu, I could choose various geometric tools like a Rectangle tool, a Rounded Rectangle tool, which is great for making web buttons, an Ellipse tool for making ovals, or circles, a Polygon tool for making triangles, diamonds, or any straight edge shape, Align tool, and the Custom Shape tool, which is my favorite, and which I'm going to show you here.

I'll select the Custom Shape tool from that menu and then I'll come up to the Options bar at the top of the screen. I'll start here by clicking the arrow to the right of the Shap...

Using shapes
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Using shapes provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 8 for Windows Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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