Crop, Adjust, and Merge shapes Photoshop CC


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Cropping, adjusting, and merging shapes

In this movie, I'll show you how to use one shape to crop another. And then I'll also show you how to merge your shapes together, in order to create a new custom shape. Now if you're working along with me, make sure the swash layer is active, here inside the layers panel, and what we going to do is draw a rectangle around the region that we want to keep. So I'll go ahead and select the rectangle tool, from the Shape Tool flyout menu. And then, I'm going to draw a rectangle that's about this big.

So in other words, we're tracing from this left edge over here, all the way over to the right edge, and I'm making sure that the swatch is inside the rectangle. But, as you may recall from the previous movie, if I go ahead and release now, I'll end up creating an independent shape layer that Photoshop calls rectangle one, which is not what I want. So, I'll just go ahead and press Control Z, or Command Z on the Mac to undo that change. What we need to do is establish how...

Cropping, adjusting, and merging shapes
Video duration: 8m 49s 10h 37m Intermediate Updated Sep 18, 2014

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Cropping, adjusting, and merging shapes 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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