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Adobe® Photoshop® 7.0 Classroom in a Book® by Adobe Creative Team

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Working with defined custom shapes

Whenever you create a shape, you can save it as a custom shape. You can load the saved shape into the Custom Shape picker and use it in other areas of an image or even in different Photoshop projects without having to redraw the shape. This is especially useful when you have logos or other symbolic elements that you use repeatedly and that require multiple steps to create.

Placing a custom shape

A custom shape, representing a golf ball balanced on a tee, has been created for you. In this scenario, the tournament organizers intend to print this image on various types of collateral items—mailing letterheads, registration forms, advertisements, name tags, T-shirts, Web pages, and so forth—that may be printed in ...

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