How to combine shapes in Photoshop tutorial

How to combine / unite Photoshop custom shapes layers using combine, etc path operations tutorial. How to combine two or more shapes in Photoshop CC 2018 2017 2015 CS6 CS5 etc

Combine / add two or more shapes in Photoshop

combine photoshop shape how to tutorial
  1. Create a shape using the shape tools in Photoshop toolbar

  2. Keep selected the shape tool

  3. Goto to the top bar of Photoshop and click the add to shape area button

  4. Now create a new shape and you will see the shape has been combined with the previous shape

The shape is now added to the previously shape and this can be repeated over and over until you return the button back to create a new shape layer

 

The combined shape layer can then be manipulated in Photoshop. In later versions of Photoshop, you can also apply the combine via the unite command in the layer menu. You can also merge the combined shape in later versions of Photoshop

 

The combine shape can be seen as a single shape in the layers panel

 

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Custom shapes

1. custom shapes selection for use in Photoshop and elements

 

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