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lynda No Drawing Necessary: Custom Shapes in Photoshop

Video Introducing this tutorial

How Not to Draw: Introduction:
Art without drawing

1. Photoshop Vector Shapes:
Introducing the Shapes panel
Using the Custom Shape tool
Combining custom shapes
Defining your own custom shape
Loading several hundred custom shapes

2. Moving Shapes into Illustrator:
Copying and pasting a custom shape
Troubleshooting a dimmed Paste command
Pasting multiple custom shapes

3. Simplifying Custom Shapes:
Using the Simplify command
Advanced simplification
Reshaping a custom path outline

4. Create Your Own with Image Trace:
Preparing a photographic image
Placing and tracing the image
Expanding an image tracing
Adding your custom shape to a piece of art

Class Dismissed:
Now away with you!