The other vector-based layer Photoshop CC


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The other vector-based layer

The most common way to think of Photoshop is as a photographic editing program. But you can also think of it as a single page illustration program. And in many ways, Photoshop is as powerful a drawing tool as its vector based counterpart, Illustrator. Take shape layers for example. Like Illustrator, Photoshop provides tools for drawing primitive shapes such as rectangles, ellipses, polygons, and stars. These tools result in vector based shape layers that you can scale to any size or resolution.

Just as we saw in the previous chapter with text. Plus you can stroke a shape and even create dashed or dotted outlines. You can align shape layers and adjust their stacking order. You can apply path operations to combine multiple path outlines thereby permitting you to build complex shapes. From primitive ones. You can blur shapes to create things like highlights and sparkles. You can draw predefined custom shapes like hearts and floral ornaments in a single drag. As well as define your own, neither of which you...

The other vector-based layer
Video duration: 1m 39s 10h 37m Intermediate Updated Sep 18, 2014

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The other vector-based layer 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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