Aligning one layer to fit another


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Aligning one layer to fit another

Now as I was mentioning at the outset of the previous exercise, I want to share with you a technical detail associated with transformations inside of Photoshop. But before I do, we are going to have to align a couple of layers together so that we can see the difference between those two layers and this layer alignment trick is worthy of an exercise all by itself. In fact, it's worth its weight in gold. This is one of the true weird secret handshakes inside of Photoshop, because normally if you just align two layers to each other, and I'll show you in a second, they both move. What if you want one to stay still, because it's in the right location and you want the other to move into alignment with it, what do you do? Well, you would never discover this on your own. I swear to you it is so strange.

All right, so I've saved my progress so far as Clock face in place.psd found inside the 20_warp_liquify folder and I have gone ahead and renamed the clock face, face right there...

Aligning one layer to fit another
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Aligning one layer to fit another provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS4 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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