Using shapes


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Using shapes

Elements comes with a collection of graphic shapes that you can use to embellish a project like a scrapbook page, a card, an invitation or a collage. These shapes are vector graphics, which means that unlike photographs they can be reshaped or distorted without losing image quality. To access the shapes that comes with Elements, I'll go to Shape tool slot, which is right here in the toolbox. And from the flyout menu, I can choose from any of these geometric shape tools: the Rectangle, the Rounded Rectangle, which is good for making buttons for a website, the Ellipse tool for making ovals and circles, the Polygon tool for making triangles and other polygons, the Line tool and finally the Custom Shape tool, which is the most flexible of the Shape tools, and the one that I'm going to show you here.

I'll select the Custom Shape tool, and then I am going to come up the Options bar for this tool, and click the arrow to the right of the Shape field. This opens the Shape Picker, wher...

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 Mac Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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