How To Use The Shape Tools In Photoshop

There are a variety of Shape Tools available in Photoshop, but each operates the same way. So that means by learning one, you can learn them all! Here, you’ll find everything you need to know to get started with shapes and master these tools inside of Photoshop.

Key Shape Tool Tutorials

All Shape Tool Tutorials:

How To Make Dotted & Dashed Lines In Photoshop

Discover three easy methods to create dotted and dashed lines in Photoshop using the Line Tool, the Brush Tool, and the Pen Tool!

How To Draw Curved Lines In Photoshop (2 Easy Ways)

Learn two of the fastest ways to draw curved lines in Photoshop with two different styles to suit any type of project you are working on.

How To Duplicate Shapes In Photoshop (5 Easy Ways)

Learn five quick and easy ways to duplicate shapes in Photoshop to speed up your design projects and save time with your layers!

How To Rotate A Shape In Photoshop (4 Easy Ways)

When it comes time to rotate a shape in Photoshop, there are four easy ways to do it depending on your style and workflow preferences.

How To Turn A Path Into A Shape In Photoshop

Learn everything you need to know to turn a path into a shape in Photoshop to convert your unique paths into stunning custom shapes.

How To Feather A Shape In Photoshop (3 Easy Ways)

Learn three simple ways to feather the edges of a shape in Photoshop, including a simple technique to only blur one edge of your shapes.

How To Cut Out A Shape In Photoshop (3 Easy Ways)

Learn how to cut out a shape in Photoshop from an image, from a shape, and finally with a feathered edge to cover all your bases!

How To Fill A Shape With An Image In Photoshop (Step By Step)

Here’s how to fill a shape with an image in Photoshop using a technique that opens way more creative options than most people mention.

How To Make An Arrow In Photoshop

Discover 3 surprisingly easy ways to create an arrow in Photoshop, including how to create a custom arrow shape for later use!

How To Draw Straight Lines In Photoshop (5 Best Ways)

Learn five of the best ways to draw straight lines in Photoshop to suit a variety of editing styles and workflows.

How To Make A Star In Photoshop

Learn the easy step by step process to make a star in Photoshop from your classic five point star to more unique star shapes too.

How To Make A Custom Shape In Photoshop

Learn two simple ways to make a custom shape in Photoshop using a basic path or turning a photo into a custom shape in a few clicks.

How To Draw Shapes In Photoshop (+ Shape Tool Settings Explained!)

Learn everything you need to know about the different shape tools and how to draw shapes in Photoshop while also editing their settings!

How To Create A Heart In Photoshop

Discover how to create a heart in Photoshop using Legacy custom shapes, along with other techniques using brushes and free shape packs!

How To Change Shape Color In Photoshop

Learn a few easy ways to change the color of a shape in Photoshop so you can fill shapes with solid colors, gradients, or transparency!