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checkerboard shapes for Photoshop and elements

Works with: Photoshop, Elements

Format: CSH

License: Extended Commercial, royalty free, worldwide, multiple usage, no time limits

Free samplers

Checkerboard Photoshop shapes gallery (#168) 100 Checkerboard shapes for Adobe ® Photoshop ® CC 2015 CS5.5 CS2 CS1 CS3 CS5 CS4 CS6 Elements. Many different items are included such as circular themed checkerboard shapes, overlapping, rounded, patterned, extreme, surreal and more.


Add them as layers (you can then use them as smart objects as well as use with styles and adjustments etc), paths, selections and fills. Use the artworks as as dividers, edges and more. Combine them, re-color, warp, distort, export, blend, smudge, use as brushes and tiles and much more. Re-color them via the toolbox as well as applying image adjustment layers as well as layer effects and color effects. With CS6 / CC, you can combine the artworks with powerful new stroke effects as well as path feathering.


Commercial use, you can use them in 1000s of projects all totally royalty-free, no credits are required and no time limits are imposed on the use of these artworks, all can be used world-wide. All are by Andrew Buckle / this website and can be used to create logos, books, adverts, packaging, scrapbooking, notes, articles, items for sale on and many more.


On purchase you receive the checkerboard shapes in CSH format (use open in Adobe ® Photoshop ® to load the CSH or via the panel or preset manager) along with documentation and gallery and serial

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Checkerboard custom shapes for Photoshop gallery (#40) 220 Artworks including frames, warped, basic, perspective themed and many more - stunning selection of all kinds of images for your projects at a wonderful price, all for CS6 CS5.5 CS5 CS4 CS3 CS2 CS1 7 6 and Elements. wonderful images in CSH format.

Checkerboard shapes for Photoshop and Elements

How to export them to other applications

You don't have to keep them only for Adobe ® Photoshop ®. You can use them in other applications such as PaintShop Pro, GIMP, Word and many more. If you add the graphic as a layer, you can also copy and paste into Illustrator or use the export command to export the path as an AI and that file can then be opened in CorelDRAW / Inkscape etc. With the most recent version of PS, you can now save the vector / raster to the creative cloud libraries and the result can be used in Illustrator in seconds (hopefully). You can also just add it as a pixel / raster image and then save as a PNG or JPG file and open that file in PSP and other applications. As the preset is a vector, the result can be any size. You can also use the graphics to create strokes and tiles in Adobe ® Photoshop ® and others and export any of those. You can also use them once or multiple times in a single project and create a far more complex image than is possible with just a single vector. You can save them as a PSB file (large PS file) as well via smart objects if you are using the latest versions of creative cloud. Or use visual effects and then export. The set is an unlimited selection of amazing resources that can be of use in many different apps and not just Adobe ® Photoshop ®


How were they created

The checkerboard shapes were created using Illustrator. All the designs were created using the plugins I have created (such as the ones in the volume 1 set on this site) and the result of those paths and combinations of, were then saved as a vector design in Illustrator and then copied and pasted into Photoshop and then defined as a custom shape via the edit menu and all the items in the panel were then saved as a CSH file


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How to load them into your favourite application

You can load them in many ways. Probably the easiest has to be the open command but that only works in some versions. The next, load them by selecting the CSH file and then right click the CSH and select the open command or double click the file. You can also move the set into the presets folder of PS and PS Elements and then load them by name. You can also use the same presets panel to select load / replace the CSH files as well as save a new set You can do much the same via the edit menu preset manager tool


How to export them

You can use them in more than just Adobe ® Photoshop ®. They can be exported to PSP, Elements, GIMP, Apple Pages, Affinity Designer etc. Just create a new document and then add the shape to the background using the pixel option and then export via the save as command or save for web etc. You can also add the item as a layer and then export via the export menu to Illustrator or simply copy and paste or use the CC libraries


What can I do with them

They can be used in commercial work as well as personal projects (of all kinds), you can use them to create items that can be used in turn to create new items that can be sold and so on (CU4CU). They can be used to create logos, book covers and interiors, illustrations, advertising, packaging, records, CDs, posters, caps, textiles, ceramics, skateboards, leaflets, web sites, templates, videos and much more. You can use them to create millions of stunning unique graphics.


Cookie cutters

Yes, they can be used with the cookie cutter in Elements. You don't have to use them just in PS. Place the CSH file in the presets path of elements and then access them via the standard preset panel for the cookie cutter. You can use them to cut out all kinds of amazing unique artworks