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Mastering the Pen Tool and Shape Layers

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  •   01 Use and Function of Pen Tool in Photoshop

    20:35

Class duration: 1h 23m

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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

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Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Use and Function of Pen Tool in Photoshop

    20:35
  2. 02

    Pen Tool Shortcuts in Photoshop

    14:04
  3. 03

    Refining Selection Edges in Photoshop

    24:32
  4. 04

    Shape Layers in Photoshop

    11:02
  5. 05

    Shape to/from Illustrator

    12:54

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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88% 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

    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

    LeCompte

    February 2017

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

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