Completing a work of photorealistic art


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Completing a work of photorealistic art

In this final movie we'll go ahead and reassemble the shield, as well as the other layers inside this composition, in order to create this final photorealistic illustration. So the first thing we need to do is combine all the shape layers into a Smart Object. So click on the star layer to make it active, then scroll down the list and Shift+Click on the red 2 layer in order to select all the shape layers in the Layers panel. And then, assuming that your Rectangular Marquee tool is selected, right-click inside of the Image window and choose Convert to Smart Object. And that goes ahead and combines all the shape layers into a single Smart Object; so one Smart Object in Photoshop can contain multiple layers.

I'll go ahead and rename this new layer shield, because after all that's what it is. And now I'll copy the layer effects in the smart filters from the pre-existing shield layer by dragging the word effects and dropping it onto the new shield layer; and that will go ahead ...

Completing a work of photorealistic art
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Completing a work of photorealistic art provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS6 One-on-One: Advanced

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