Creating recursive images


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Creating recursive images

You may have seen those photographs in which one picture appears inside itself, which then appears inside itself again and so on, seemingly continuing into infinity. It's the Photoshop equivalent of the fun house mirror. Using conventional means, it would have been a long and difficult job to execute. But using Smart Objects, it becomes a simple process. Here's the image we're going to work with. A shot looking over a man's shoulder at his computer screen. And you can tell how old this image is from the age of the computer.

We'll start by selecting the screen, and we can do that most easily using the Quick Selection tool. As we drag it over the screen, well, it snaps pretty well to the edges. If we want, we can hit the Refine Edge button, and have a look at it. There it is against black. We can see it against white as well. And we can see, actually, that's a fairly acceptable cutout. We can work with that. What I'm going to do now is to make a n...

Creating recursive images
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Creating recursive images 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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