Creating the Smart Object


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Creating the Smart Object

In this lesson, we'll see how to turn a standard photograph into one that looks like it has been lying around in someones attic for generations. And then we'll go on to turn the whole assembly into a single smart object. We've got two layers in this document so far. The original photograph, which is slightly smaller than the document itself, and this texture. And this is simply the scan of the end leaf of a page of an old book. Let's hide that one. The first thing we want to do is to make a frame of around this photograph to make it look more like an original old photograph.

Now the simplest way to do that you might think would be to use the Marquee tool and simply draw a frame around it. But the trouble here is that very hard to make it centered on top of the photograph. So you might say that looks about right but in fact the left side of the frame is wider than the right side and its difficult to get the 2 to work out correctly. So that's the select t...

Creating the Smart Object
Video duration: 4m 26s 2h 13m Intermediate

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Creating the Smart Object provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Steve Caplin as part of the Photoshop CS5 Smart Objects Workshop

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