Skip to main content

How to use the Custom Shape Tool in Photoshop

The Creative Bloq YouTube channel (opens in new tab) is full of useful tutorials, great interviews and fresh video content relevant to the design community. And as part of this we have our 2-Minute Tool Schools – quick guides to the essential tools in Adobe's design software.

Using the easy-to-follow Photoshop Custom Shape Tool tutorial above, choose from a large selection of different shapes and learn how to use various settings such as Fill, Stroke and more.

Creative Cloud

Our short and snappy videos are designed for users of Photoshop CC (opens in new tab) but don't worry if you haven't signed up to the Creative Cloud yet, because the tools showcased are also included in Photoshop CS6 and most earlier versions too.

To get all the latest video tutorials from Creative Bloq, head over to YouTube and subscribe now (opens in new tab)!

Like this? Read these!

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

Craig Stewart
Craig Stewart

Craig Stewart is a writer, SEO strategist and content marketer, and is a former editor of Creative Bloq. Craig has written about design, typography, tech and football for publications including Creative Bloq, T3, FourFourTwo and DSG, and he has written a book on motoring for Haynes. When he's not writing, you'll usually find Craig under his old car learning about DIY repairs the hard way.