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Working With Auto-Shapes in Fireworks

I mention quite a bit how fond I am of the tools that Fireworks provides to help draw basic shapes. Today I would like to talk a little about one of least known but helpful tools that Fireworks provides; the Auto-Shapes Palette. The Auto Shapes Palette contains a wide variety of objects that allow you to draw quite a few basic shapes including: 3D Boxes, a calendars, cogs for drawing gears, cubes, cylinders, hearts, stick figures, thought bubbles, tubes, and more. The best part is that Fireworks’ Auto Shape Panel allows you to draw these objects with the least amount of effort possible. In this brief video tutorial I will introduce you to the Auto-Shape Panel in Fireworks and show you how to use it.

Video Tutorial

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Grant Friedman

Grant Friedman is a graphic design, blogger, and author. In addition to being the founder of this website, Grant is also the editor of Psdtuts, one of the world's most popular tutorial websites.

  • http://www.orphicpixel.com Mars

    wohoow! this is a nice tuts for fireworks, let me start working on it, thanks for sharing mate

  • http:[email protected] Sitesyrup

    Fireworks is very underrated. Thanks

    -= SiteSyrups´s last blog ..Freebie vector for Mothers Day UK =-

  • Hima

    Simple and neat article !! Loved it !! Thanks

  • http://www.tutsbot.com TutsBot

    Nice Tutorials

    we are looking forward to more fireworks tuts as it is rare ,,

    Thanks :)
    .-= TutsBot´s last blog ..The beginner’s guide to blogging about design =-.

  • http://www.justdatingreviews.com Monica Brantley

    awesome. glad to see fireworks getting some recognition. more tutorials please!

  • http://colorburned.com Grant Friedman

    You got it. Many more to come!