Apply a filter to multiple layers Photoshop CS6


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Applying a filter to multiple layers

There might be times when you have multiple layers in your image and you want to filter them all at once. Let's take a look at these three small layers in this image. There is a Delta layer, an Ice layer, and a Sand layer. Now, these are already smart objects, because I wasn't sure the final size that these images should be. So certainly, I could apply a filter to each one of these layers individually. But, I can also select all three layers and then Right-mouse+Click and convert all three layers into a single Smart Object.

Now that all three layers have been combined into this single Smart Object, if I select Filter and then Distort>Ripple, I see my controls here, but I can't actually see the image. But, you'll notice that there are scrollbars. So if I scroll over, and scroll up and down, we can see all of these images. I could also fit this in the window, or I could use the Minus (-) to zoom out. I can control the amount of Ripple with the Amount slider. Then I can come...

Applying a filter to multiple layers
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Applying a filter to multiple layers provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Julieanne Kost as part of the Photoshop CS6 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop
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