Create your own repeatable custom shape Photoshop CC


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Creating your own repeatable custom shape

In this movie, I'll show you how to create your own custom shape so that you can easily redraw it, in future compositions. So I'm going to start off here by selecting the Custom shape tool, which for me is readily available under the Arrow tool, but if that's not the tool that's selected for you just go ahead and click and hold, and select the Custom shape tool from the Flyout menu. Then I'll go up here to the Shape option and click on it. And, you'll notice if you look through this long list of custom shapes, most of which are really, really great actually, that our stars leave something to be desired.

We've got a couple of different five pointed stars to choose from, but neither of them is perfectly aligned. In other words, if I click on five point star, and then I press the Enter key, or the Return key on the Mac, in order to hide that panel, and I start drawing. Notice that even if I press the shift key that I've got the sloping sides. But if you want to create you...

Creating your own repeatable custom shape
Video duration: 5m 43s 10h 37m Intermediate Updated Sep 18, 2014

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Creating your own repeatable custom shape provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CC 2013 One-on-One: Intermediate

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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