Cloning, flipping, and combining shapes


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Cloning, flipping, and combining shapes

I've saved my progress as Subtracted shapes.psd, found inside the 27_pen_tool folder. In this exercise, we're going to take care of this little problem right here. That's not a screen redraw issue, that's a problem with what I've done. It's my fault. I've got this rectangle riding too high, this central rectangle that's filling out the light bulb. We also need to take this rectangle and circle, which are currently being subtracted from the rest of the shapes, and we need to duplicate them and flip them over to the right-hand side. So, for starters, I'm going to grab this big shape, and I have as selected my Black Arrow tool, and then I'm going to press Ctrl+T or Cmd+T once again, and I'm just going to drag down from this top handle.

This time we don't need to set a transformation origin, because we want to scale with respect to the opposite side of the shape, that is, the bottom of the shape. So, that happens automatically for us. I'll dra...

Cloning, flipping, and combining shapes
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Cloning, flipping, and combining shapes provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Mastery

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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