Combining shape layers with layer effects, blending modes, and Smart Objects


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Combining shape layers with layer effects, blending modes, and Smart Objects

We've seen how to apply layer effects to a shape layer. We've seen how to apply blending modes to a shape layer. We've seen how to convert a shape layer to a Smart Object. Now we are going to combine all three of those things so that we can move from this, the example on the left which is a shape layer just drawn on to a background of crumpled paper, to this on the right where that same shape layer is blended into the texture, where it has three different colors applied to it, and where it's edges off to displaced by using a Displacement Map filter. And yet it is still a scalable vector shape.

So I am going to come over to the example on the left as starting point and I'm using my 2 Up view here to see the two examples side-by-side. So firstly, and I must say that these techniques are all in the Photoshop for Designers Textures title, so I strongly recommend that you check that out. What I am going to do here is I am going to select the Texture layer and I'm goi...

Combining shape layers with layer effects, blending modes, and Smart Objects
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Combining shape layers with layer effects, blending modes, and Smart Objects provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the Photoshop for Designers: Shape Layers

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Design
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