Join Steve Caplin for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating the cover, part of Photoshop CS5: Smart Objects.
In this image, the cover area has been isolated and made into a new layer all of …its own. Let's now build the cover of our …imaginary art magazine. We'll start with this image of the Mona …Lisa, which we'll form the background image for our cover. …Let's imagine that our magazine has a logo is based on this picture of Rodin's Thinker. …Well, first of all, we want you to remove all of this background and we can do that …most easily with the Quick Selection tool.…
We can simply drag it over the picture of Rodin and then Zoom in. …And now, we can reduce the size of our brush and take out the bit we don't want …in there. It's not perfect but it's a good starting point. …Let's choose the Refine Edge dialog just to tighter that up. …You can see, its got a bit ragged around here so let's increase the smoothness and …because that does tend to fuzzy up the edges, we can increase the contrast as …well and that will tighten it up again for us.…
And let's say OK to that. And now, we can see that that Quick …
- 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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