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Mastering the Pen Tool and Shape Layers

with Jason Hoppe

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  •   01 Use and Function of Pen Tool in Photoshop


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About The Class

your guide to the pen tool.

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

Topics Covered

Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Use and Function of Pen Tool in Photoshop

  2. 02

    Pen Tool Shortcuts in Photoshop

  3. 03

    Refining Selection Edges in Photoshop

  4. 04

    Shape Layers in Photoshop

  5. 05

    Shape to/from Illustrator


Meet Your Expert

Jason Hoppe

An Adobe® Certified Expert and Adobe® Certified Instructor, Jason Hoppe has accrued more than 17 years’ experience in high-end production training, photo retouching, color correction, and creative workflow management. In fact, Jason has been performing high-end electronic production since the ... read more

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90% of students recommend this class.
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  • Janie Parks

    May 2017

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

  • deBrady


    May 2017

    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.

  • LeCompte


    February 2017

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

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