Subtracting and transforming shapes


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Subtracting and transforming shapes

I've saved my progress as Shapes so far, found inside the 27_pen_tool folder. Thus far, we have added a series of shapes in order to fill out the light bulb. We've got two rectangles, one vertical, one horizontal. We've got one ginormous circle, and then two smaller circles on either side of the vertical rectangle. In this exercise, we are going to begin subtracting from our shapes in order to create this contoured edge along the left side and the right side of the light bulb. Now, this is going to involve not only subtracting one shape from another, but it's also going to involve a little bit of transforming shapes, that is, scaling and rotating them.

When we get into the transformation territory, Photoshop starts having screen redraw problems. So, I'm just warning you about that upfront. If somehow you're not seeing what you should see on screen, just bear in mind that it's fairly normal behavior for the program right now. Anyway, I'm going to go ahead and...

Subtracting and transforming shapes
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Subtracting and transforming shapes provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Mastery

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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