Developing a layout with shape layers


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Developing a layout with shape layers

Now that we've got all of our guides in place on our blank blog design that we're creating here inside of Photoshop, it's time to start utilizing shape layers to quickly mock up the rest of this design. Now I've also got my sketch document open here, and inside of the sketch I have basically a blueprint for exactly what I need. I need a header, a content slider, two rows of thumbnails, some text, an image, and a footer, and that's exactly what we're going to put in place. So let's go back over into my blank blog here, and I am just going to start working with the shape tools. So I'll back down here and select the Rectangle tool. And by the way, the Rectangle tool is the main tool that I use when I'm mocking things up.

I'm also going to make sure that the Rectangle tool is set to create shape layers and not paths or pixels. I'm going to select the fill color of a dark neutral gray and then I am just going to come out I am going to sta...

Developing a layout with shape layers
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Developing a layout with shape layers provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Justin Seeley as part of the Photoshop CS6 for Web Design (2012)

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