Join Steve Caplin for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating the art gallery, part of Photoshop CS5: Smart Objects.
In this chapter, we're going to look what happens when you place multiple versions …of the same Smart Object. The result is a little surprising, but we …can use it to our advantage to make the complex files that are truly easy to adjust. …We'll start with this photograph of an art gallery. …We want to take out the content of all of these images so that we can replace it …with our own Smart Object. Let's begin over on the left here. …Now, to select all of these, we could use the Pen tool.…
I find it just as easy to use the Lasso tool. …A surprising thing about the Lasso tool is if you hold the Option key on a Mac, …Alt key on a PC, and if you press it after you begin to click, what's going to …happen is it will turn temporarily into the polygonal Lasso tool. …And this allows us to click the corners of each area we want to take out. …The Shift key will add a new selection to the old selection. …So, the Shift key held down, I'm now going to click the corner of this picture underneath.…
Release the Shift key, and switch to the Alt key, and now, we can select the …
- 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
Photoshop for Designers: Textureswith Nigel French4h 38m 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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