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renny0927

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I am fairly new to working with Illustrator and I am trying to create a logo to use in Photoshop as a watermark on my photos. I create the image, which includes a copyright symbol i created from 2 circles, the image does not seem to transfer over when pasting into photoshop. I get a circle that is all filled in. I have no fill on the shapes, only strokes. I created another logo and had a rectangle around my logo and again during the copy and paste into photoshop, the only thing visible was a big black box. In both cases i am pasting as a Shape Layer to try and create my custom shape. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I have attached a file that I am trying to use the copyright symbol i created as part of this image and when i bring it over to Photoshop to create a new shape layer, the copyright shape is just a solid color.

I am using Illustrator & Photoshop CC 2015


Thank you in advance!

Renny
 

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SPWA

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Open your Illustrator file that you are happy with, and rather than save as, us the export option, and export to photoshop. This will save a .PSD that you will be able to open in Ps and will hopefully be a faithful Ps version of your Ai file. I hope this solves the issue for you.
 

MrToM

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I just marquee selected everything in AI with the Select tool, used Ctrl + C to copy it, and then in PS used Ctrl + V to paste it into a new document as a smart object.

AI_2_PS_MT_01.png

No dramas.

Regards.
MrToM.

PS...I'd have also made the copyright symbol an ear-ring ..... but that's just the twisted designer in me.
 

renny0927

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Thank you for the help! I thought about making that an earring also, but changed my mind, will have to give that a revisit. When i paste the image over to Photoshop, i am trying to create a custom shape that i can then add to any photo, that is not an option for me if i paste over as a smart object. Any clues if i am doing something wrong? That is what i am trying to do, create a custom shape.

Thanks again,

Renny
 

MrToM

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Once you have the logo on its own layer create a marquee selection from it.

Convert that selection to a path.

From here you then have the 'Create Custom Shape' option available.

Regards.
MrToM.
 
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I just marquee selected everything in AI with the Select tool, used Ctrl + C to copy it, and then in PS used Ctrl + V to paste it into a new document as a smart object.

View attachment 59290

No dramas.

Regards.
MrToM.

PS...I'd have also made the copyright symbol an ear-ring ..... but that's just the twisted designer in me.
YESSSSS! Copying from Illustrator into Ps is the no-fuss, no-muss way to go.
 

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