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Mastering the Pen Tool and Shape Layers

Jason Hoppe

Mastering the Pen Tool and Shape Layers

Jason Hoppe

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4 Shape Layers in Photoshop Duration:11:02
5 Shape to/from Illustrator Duration:12:54

Class Description

The Pen tool doesn’t have to be your enemy. Find out how useful, versatile, and easy-to-use it can be in Mastering the Pen Tool and Shape Layers with Jason Hoppe.

In this class, you’ll learn how to:

  • Drive the Pen tool like a pro
  • Make perfect curves
  • Steer the handles with ease
  • Make quick and easy selections 
You’ll also learn how Shape Layers can make building vector based shapes a breeze.

Software Used: Adobe Photoshop CC 2014.2.2


Janie Parks

Great instructor, good voice. The pace is good and I like the way Jason quickly repeats an instruction.


Jason is one of my favorite instructors...great sense of humor and breaks down the most complex processes into yummy, edible pieces for easy consumption! Highly recommend.

Julie Coder

Great class! I haven't used this tool much, and my attempts have often led to frustration. The instructor does a great job explaining how it works and provides lots of good tips.