Join Steve Caplin for an in-depth discussion in this video Changing the label, part of Photoshop CS5: Smart Objects.
In this image of the tin can, the grid label's been wrapped around it after …first being converted into a Smart Object. …This means that the contents are editable and can be replaced with anything we choose. …So, let's make our own label for this can. …As we double-click the Smart Object layer, it opens up and we can see its contents. …Let's make a new layer and fill this with a pale yellow, as the basis for our label.…
We'll now switch to the Text tool, change our text color to black, and we can type …Smart Objects to make the contents for our tin. …We can use Free Transform to make this larger. …And let's bring it down a bit. Now, let's add some bands onto this tin …to make it look more like a real product. We'll make another new layer, and we'll …use the Marquee tool to draw a band at the top, and another band at the bottom, …and let's fill these with bright red. Switch to the Text tool again, and this …time let's warp over so the foreground color becomes white.…
And at the top here, we can type NEW, NEW, NEW, NEW and make this bigger so …
- Editing Smart Objects
- Working with multiple layers
- Using Smart Filters
- Replacing contents
- Using multiple Smart Objects
- Creating flexible cover shots
- Complex distortion
- Working with Camera Raw
- Working with movies and Illustrator files
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Introduction to Smart Objects
2. Smart Filters
3. Replacing Contents
4. Multiple Smart Objects
5. Flexible Cover Shots
6. Complex Distortion
7. Working with Camera Raw
8. Smart Objects in the Workflow
9. Taking Smart Objects Further
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