Owl Shapes for Photoshop and Elements CC CS6 CS5 CS4 CS3 etc (Birds)

Updated: March 5th, 2014

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Preview : 100 Owl custom shapes for Adobe ® Photoshop and Photoshop Elements (V162)

100 Owl shapes --- many different owl designs including scratchy owl shapes, rough artworks, cartoon owl shapes, silhouette owl shapes, different poses of owl shapes, flying owl shapes and more for Adobe ® Photoshop CC CS6 CS5.5 CS5 CS4 CS3 CS2 CS1 7 6 (Photoshop 14 - 6) and Photoshop Elements 12 - 1. The owl Photoshop custom shapes are vectors for all kind of flight and sky designs. The Photoshop owl shapes are all in CSH format and EPS shapes format (so the designs can be used in many other applications such as Adobe Indesign, Apple Pages, QuarkXpress, Logoist and other graphic software). The Photoshop owl shapes are for PC and MAC OS X. The owl shapes for Photoshop etc are very easy to install and use, simply add the designs via the file open command or use the preset manager or access direct from the shapes palette. Use the hi-impact animal designs in Photoshop Elements with the cookie cutter; as well as using the tools with powerful Photoshop shape blur tool to create truly unique and wow blurring effects for all kinds of use. The owl shapes for Photoshop etc can be combined, modified, re-colored, warped, exported and more. Combine the owl shapes designs with your own scenes and photographs as well as blending the designs with other animal sets found on this site. Commercial (CU4CU) use owl shapes for Photoshop and elements, all the owl shapes are by Andrew Buckle / graphicxtras.com and the owl shapes for Photoshop can be used to create items for sale. Adobe and Photoshop are registered trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated.

Owl shapes for Adobe ® Photoshop examples

 

owl shapes cartoon

 

The owl custom shapes for Photoshop can be used in any color, not just black.

 

owl effects

 

Effects can also be applied to the owl Photoshop custom shapes as well as the owl brushes etc, effects such as the new iris blur effect found in the blur gallery of Photoshop. The owl on the left has been blurred with the owl on the right, hardly touched - well, a slight blur around the edges.

How to load the owl shapes in Photoshop ?

The owl shapes are in standard CSH format and can be loaded by double clicking the owl shape CSH file, you can also right click the owl shapes file and select the open command to open the design. You can also load the owl shapes by placing the shapes file in the presets custom shapes folder and then selecting the owl name from the right side shapes menu / palette. You can also use the shapes palette to load and replace the owl shapes. You should also be able to load and replace the shapes via the edit menu preset manager but this is not available in all versions as well as open the CSH file via the file open command.

 

multiple owl shapes

 

The owl shapes can be applied once or multiple times as well as to any size. The owl shapes are all vectors. You can also apply them in different colors

What can I do with the owl shapes for Photoshop ?

You can use the owl shapes in commercial projects as well as personal ones, you can use the owl shapes to create new owl shapes that can be used to create items for sale CU4CU. You can use the owl shapes to create logos, books, illustrations, adverts, cards, posters, documentation, mugs, fashion designs and more. If you have any questions about the uses of the owl shapes for Photoshop and elements, please contact us on support@graphicxtras.com

Are there any videos on the owl shapes for Photoshop ?

You can find all our videos via the graphicxtras video channel on youtube where you can find out how to turn the shapes into smart objects, use the shapes as a source for amazing brushes, how to apply the designs in Photoshop actions and much more. If you have any questions about the owl shapes, please contact us and I will try and create a few videos on the Photoshop shapes / owl shapes.

How to color the owl shapes

Depends how you apply them. As a shape layer, you can add color via the Photoshop styles, you can also use the fill / stroke properties and you can set those to a solid color as well as a gradient and pattern. If applied as a pixel design, you can apply as a solid color but then you can also quickly apply various colors via the brushes tools as well as via effects such as the powerful camera raw filter as well as any of the amazing adjustment settings such as color lookup

 

owl color shape

 

The owls above were created as pixel designs in different colors, the color was then modified via the camera raw filter and then the design was further modified by the oil paint effect followed by a color lookup of blue.

Owl shapes freebies ?

You can find the free custom shapes via our main custom shapes page - all in one central location.

How to use the owl shapes in other applications

You can use the owl shapes in Photoshop and Photoshop elements but say you want to use them in Illustrator then you can copy the vector designs via the clipboard / pasteboard to Illustrator (a great place to modify the owl shapes vector designs). You can also export the vector designs via the file save command to PSD and PDF. You can also apply the owl shapes as a pixel design and save the transparency of the owl shape (remove the background layer) to a PNG file and the designs can then be used in PSP and many other applications.

 

owls in flight

 

The owl shapes can be applied once or multiple times, different effects such as blurs can be applied to make it look like they are actually moving

How to apply Photoshop styles to the owl shapes in Photoshop

The owl shapes can be applied in three different ways (shape layer, path and fill pixel). Apply the design as a shape layer and then you can apply Photoshop styles to the owl shape. The owl shapes can then be turned into a metallic owl or a rough owl or a woodland owl and much more. You can also modify the owl Photoshop style via the layer menu. You can also convert the owl design into a smart object and apply a Photoshop style and then convert that owl shape combo into a new smart object (via the layer menu smart objects command) and then apply a Photoshop style to that.

 

subtle owl shape style

 

The Photoshop style applied to the owl shape does not need to be metallic, it can just as easy be a fade style in Photoshop and elements

Create new owl shapes for Photoshop via old

You can apply an owl shape as a shape layer and then you can set the path operations (top menu bar) to combine or subtract etc and add additional owls or other shapes to the owl. You can then go to the edit menu and select the define custom shape command to create a new shape. If the command is not available (and for some reason it does happen), use the direct selection tool in the Photoshop toolbox to select the entire vector design and then use the edit menu command.

 

spooky owl

 

Effects such as blurs (iris blur) and bokeh effects can be applied to the owl shapes as well as combining the owl shape with a colorful blue yellow backgrounds - gives the owl a moonlight / spooky look

How did you create the owl shapes for Photoshop and elements ?

All the owl shapes are by Andrew Buckle. The owl shapes were created in Poser (Smith Micro application) as 3D renders of owls and the designs were exported as PNG format files. The owl renders were then imported into Illustrator and traced and then those designs were copied to Photoshop and converted into a custom shape via the edit menu command. The CSH owl shapes file was then saved (as a Photoshop 6 format file). Some of the shapes were also created from scratch in Illustrator

Owl shapes in Photoshop and effects

You can apply Photoshop styles to the owl shapes, you can also apply standard Photoshop effects / filters to the owls to create a vast range of different and unique designs for all kinds of work.

 

owl shapes text

 

The owl shapes can be applied as an overlay to text - literally millions of uses for the owl shape designs

What version of CSH file: owl shapes ?

The owl shapes are in CSH custom shapes format 6. You can use the owl shapes in all versions up from that so you can use them in Photoshop CC Photoshop CS6 CS5 CS4 etc as well as stand alone versions 14-6 as well as Photoshop elements 12-1 on the PC and MAC

Owl shapes on items on Cafepress to buy

The owl shapes can be used to create a variety of products, here is one of the Photoshop owl shapes used with a gradient to create a wonderful sports water bottle

 

owl gradient design Stainless Water Bottle 1.0L
owl gradient design Sports Water Bottle by Andrew713
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