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How to Make a Collage of Shapes

by TurboCollage Team | Last updated Sept. 15, 2017

Make Shape Collage

A photo collage of shapes such as hearts, circles, squares, hexagons, octagons, and triangles is great fun. But creating one would require Photoshop skills, right?

Wrong: 

With TurboCollage, you can make a collage of shapes without any design expertise.

In this post, we will show you how to make two different types of collage of shapes:
1. Where different photos use different shapes, and
2. Where all photos use the same shape.

Shape Photo Collage vs Collage of Shapes

Collage of Shapes

Collage using Different Shapes

Shape Collage

Shape Collage

The illustration above shows the difference between a “Collage of Shapes” and a “Shape Collage.”

In this post, we will learn to make a Collage of Shapes.

A Shape Collage lets you create a shape, number, or text by arranging photos. If you’re interested in making a shape collage, our shape collage maker software FigrCollage lets you do exactly that!

Make a Shape Collage

Some more Shape Collage samples made using FigrCollage software:

Shape Photo Collage Samples

Make a Photo Collage with Multiple Different Shapes

Before we get started, download and install TurboCollage. It takes less than a minute to download and complete the installation. Download here.

Make Shape Collage

Steps to build a multi-shape collage:

1. Open TurboCollage and set your collage to use Advanced Pile pattern.

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2. (Optional) In the above sample we set the background color to black.

3. Add pictures to your collage. By default, all pictures are circular.

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4. Click a picture to select it and set it to a shape of your choice using the tool as shown in the screenshot below:

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4. Similarly, set all your pictures to desired shapes. Re-position and resize pictures to get your layout.

The above steps are illustrated in the following video:

Note that the heart shape is currently available in the Mac app only.

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Make a Photo Collage with All Pictures Using Same Shape

Make Shape Collage

Steps to build a collage using a single shape:

1. Follow the same steps as in making a collage with multiple shapes. After you have added pictures, set all the pictures to a shape using the tool as shown in the screenshot below:

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2. (Optional) You can make the arrangement regular using the tool shown in the screenshot below:

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