Mastering the Pen Tool and Shape Layers


Lesson Info

Shape Layers in Photoshop

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



  • 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.
  • Crisp, clean, dry humor, ton of info. Recommend for sure