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Teach Yourself VISUALLY™ Photoshop® CS4 by Mike Wooldridge, Linda Wooldridge

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Chapter 11. Drawing Shapes

Drawing Shapes

Photoshop offers a variety of tools for drawing geometric and abstract shapes. Other tools let you edit the lines that bound your shapes, or change the colors with which the shapes are filled. You can also use the tools to draw lines that have arrowheads at their ends.

  • Draw a Shape

  • Draw a Custom Shape

  • Draw a Straight Line

  • Draw a Shape with the Pen

  • Edit a Shape

Draw a Shape

You can add solid shapes to your image using Photoshop's many shape tools. These tools make it easy to create geometric decorations for your photos or buttons for your Web site.

Photoshop's shapes are vector-based , which means you can resize them without loss ...

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