Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Connecting the rope to the can, part of Photoshop for Photographers: Compositing.
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Next we're going to take a look at how we can connect the rope to the tab and…then have it loop back around and here we'll try to create a little bit of a…knot, so that we can have the subject connected to the can.…All right, well let's go ahead and turn on the visibility for our layer…rope-tab, click into that layer and go ahead and click and drag this up.…Now we know that we're going to need a shorter segment right here, so what I'll…do is I'll go ahead and use the Rectangular Marquee tool and select the bottom…part of this segment of rope.…And then just hit the Delete key, because I know that I'm not going to need…that part of the rope.…
Next choose Select and then Deselect. All right, well now that we have this…segment, let's go ahead and make the connection, to do that press Command+T on…a Mac, Ctrl+T on Windows.…We're going to rotate this around and then press Enter or Return.…Now you won't know if the rope is at a good angle until you really get it into…that spot, so what you want to do is get it connected there, then press…
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