Customize a geometric shape Photoshop CS6


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Customizing a geometric shape

In this movie, I'll show you how to modify a geometric shape to create a custom path outline. And the idea behind this project is we're going to select this droplet -- once again, this photograph comes to us from the Fotolia Image Library -- and we're going to send it to a couple of layers; one that includes the droplet itself, and another one to represent the shadow. I created both of these layers using path outlines, and vector masks. So I'll go ahead and switch over to the original photo. And the first thing we need to do is pop this image onto an independent layer, but I want to keep the background.

If you check out the final version of the composition, I have an empty background down at the bottom of the stack. So there's two ways to accomplish this by the way. One is tedious, and nonintuitive in my opinion, and then there's a simpler technique that makes more sense. The first way of working, which is the more typical approach, is to convert the ba...

Customizing a geometric shape
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Customizing a geometric shape provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS6 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design
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Photoshop Camera Raw
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