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Photoshop Finishing Touches by Education and Curriculum National Association of Photoshop Professionals Senior Developer, Dave Cross

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Technique #11. Inserting a Shape from Illustrator

If you own Illustrator CS2, you have an extra tool that can easily be used to create interesting shape effects. (This assumes you know at least the basics of using Illustrator, of course.)

key concepts:

illustrator to photoshop

layer masks

Step One.
Create a basic rectangle in Illustrator filled with black, and then add some extra paths, stroking them using some of the wonderful brush libraries, ...

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