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The Ultimate Collection Of Custom Photoshop Shapes

Quick Summary

Photoshop users are able to benefit from the vast amount of high-quality resources that are freely available to the community. Brushes get a lot of attention, but custom shapes are also extremely useful in the right situations. Finding a custom shape that has already been created can save you some time and headaches in your design, and fortunately there is a very wide variety of custom shapes available. [Content Care Oct/31/2016]

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This post highlights 80 different sets of custom shapes (over 2,500 individual shapes) in several different categories. If you plan to download and use any of these shapes be sure to check to terms and conditions set by the creator of the shapes.

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Photoshop users are able to benefit from the vast amount of high-quality resources that are freely available to the community. Brushes get a lot of attention, but Photoshop shapes are also extremely useful in the right situations. Finding a custom shape that has already been created can save you some time and headaches in your design, and fortunately there is a very wide variety of custom shapes available.

This post highlights 80 different sets of custom Photoshop shapes - over 2,500 individual shapes - in several different categories. If you plan to download and use any of these shapes be sure to check to terms and conditions set by the creator of the shapes. [Updated Oct/31/2016]

Further Reading on SmashingMag:

1. People and Parts

Lavas Custom Shapes (26)

Custom Photoshop Shapes

Glasses, Lashes and Staches (8)

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Heads (45)

Photoshop Shapes

Tumbling (2)

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Stock girls Shapes (8)

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2. Lovely

Hearts Shapes for Photoshop (20)

Photoshop Shapes

My Valentine Shapes (11)

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Doodle Journal Shapes (15)

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Kiddy Stuffs (20)

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.Hearts Photoshop & Vector Shapes (55)

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3. Nature

Feathers Shapes (4)

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Butterfly Shapes (7)

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Photoshop Fish Shapes (30)

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Photoshop Custom Shapes Bugs (20)

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Feather Custom Shapes (7)

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4. Signs and Labels

Public Signs Shapes (11)

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Red Faction Guerrilla Shapes (25)

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Auto Gauges (8)

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Label Shapes (12)

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Viking Rune Shapes (24)

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5. Icons

Pretty Texture Icons (35)

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E-Commerce Photoshop & Vector Shapes (50)

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Plus, Minus Photoshop Shapes (6)

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Social Networking Icons (24)

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Tick Shapes (30)

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Email (Envelope) Photoshop Custom Shapes (8)

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Pretty Chat Photoshop Shapes (12)

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CD Disc Photoshop Vector Shapes (25)

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80+ Badge Icons (80)

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Cookware/Tableware Photoshop & Vector Shapes (30)

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Zoom (Magnifier) Photoshop & Vector Shapes (6)

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Blenke Shapes (200)

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Cake Photoshop & Vector Shapes (10)

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Beautiful Coffee & Tea Cup Photoshop Custom Shapes (5)

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Shapes Icons (Vector) (90)

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Photoshop Cup Shapes (16)

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Christmas Brushes for Winter Holidays (35)

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Heraldic Shield Coat (20)

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Cities Icons (11)

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Car Silhouettes (11)

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6. Circles and Rounded Shapes

Photoshop Circle Shapes – Designer Essentials (23)

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Sunburst Photoshop & Vector Shapes (33)

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Speech Bubble Shapes (6)

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Custom Shapes (10)

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Sacred Geometry Symbol Photoshop Brushes (7)

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Circular Design Custom (30)

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Abstract Circle PS Shapes (4)

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Abstract Circles (20)

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Badge Photoshop & Vector Shapes (35)

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Wavy & Spiral Sunburst Shapes for Photoshop (25)

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7. Random Shapes

Holiday Shapes (20)

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Font Awesome Shape Pack (112)

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Ribbon Photoshop Custom Shapes (3)

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Photography Themed Shapes, Camera Tripod, Memory Card (13)

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Nautical Photoshop Custom Shapes (18)

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8. Arrows

Arrow Shapes (9)

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Smooth Arrows (56)

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Arrows Photoshop Shapes (120)

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Hand Drawn Arrows Shapes (70)

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Photoshop Arrow Shapes (120)

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9. Various

Picons Social (75)

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Free Photoshop Glass Shapes (12)

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Eiffel Tower Shapes (3)

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Abstract Shapes (4)

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Paint Edges (4)

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Water Drops Photoshop & Vector Shapes (16)

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Paperclip Photoshop & Vector Shapes (7)

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Link (Chain) Photoshop Shapes Icons (2)

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S&T Vintage Shapes (4)

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Photoshop Custom Shapes Stars (7)

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10.Military and Tech

US Army PS Vector Shapes (19)

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Star Trek Tech Custom Shapes (6)

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Half Life 2 Weapon Shapes (12)

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Rocket (21)

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Atom and Molecule Photoshop (12)

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11. Horror

Free Splatter Custom Shapes (6)

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All Hallow’s Eve (11)

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12. Clocks

Clocks Photoshop Custom Shapes (12)

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Photoshop Square Clock Shapes (12)

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Photoshop Alarm Clock Shapes (9)

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If you’re interested in learning more about the basics of custom shapes, how to load them, and how to create your own, try the following resources.

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