Join Chad Perkins for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating vector shapes, part of Learning Photoshop CS6.
Most of the time when you're working in Photoshop, you're working with pixels, …these little tiny squares that make up an image. …But sometimes in Photoshop, you're not working with pixels. …You're working with something called Vectors, and Vectors are essentially when …you created an object using math. Of course, you don't have to worry about …the math. Photoshop is doing that but the benefit …of that is that you could re-size something as much as you want. …And since it's not built with pixels, it's built with math, then there is no …harmful effects and you image is not degraded.…
So what we're going to do is we're going to use some Vector tools. …And create this little baby invitation, baby girl announcement or whatever. …This isn't really my cup of tea, but I'm trying to branch out a little bit here. …So we're going to start with this, I've got text, and I've got a bar here. …And this bar, as you can see it's labeled Template here in the Layers panel. …I created by creating a selection and then filling it, but this creates pixels. …
- Getting images into Photoshop
- Creating and navigating documents
- Working with layers
- Cropping and straightening images
- Color correction
- Making selections
- Fixing image problems
- Working with effects
- Creating and editing text
- Exporting and printing
Skill Level Beginner
Photoshop CS6 Essential Trainingwith Julieanne Kost10h 30m Beginner
1. Getting Started with Photoshop
2. Getting Images into Photoshop
3. Photoshop Basics
4. Image Basics
5. Color Correction
6. Making Selections
7. Fixing Image Problems
8. Working with Effects
9. Working with Text
10. Making Art
11. Exporting and Printing
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