Join Steve Caplin for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating recursive images, part of Photoshop: Smart Objects.
- [Instructor] Recursive images are images…that contain small versions of themselves,…which then contain smaller versions of themselves,…and so on into infinity.…Or very close to infinity.…It's very easy to make these with smart objects.…Here's how it's done.…This picture shows a girl holding…a frame and inside the frame is an empty space.…And I've copied that space inside the frame…to its own layer.…The first thing I'm going to do is select all,…and then while I'm using copy,…I'm going to go to the edit menu…and use copy merged.…
A short cut for this is shift command C on a Mac,…shift control C on a PC.…And what that does is to copy the entire image…as if it a single layer.…We can now go ahead and paste.…And it doesn't look any different.…We could of just made a copy of the image as a whole.…Let's now take this layer and turn it into a smart object.…We'll make a clipping mask with the frame layer.…
So now it only shows up where it overlaps…this framed layer.…And let's use free transform to make it smaller.…We'll move it down into place,…
- Editing Smart Objects
- Working with multiple layers
- Replacing contents
- Using Smart Filters
- Nesting Smart Objects
- Creating flexible cover shots
- Working with Camera Raw
- Working with videos and Illustrator files
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Introduction to Smart Objects
2. Replacing Contents
3. Smart Filters
4. Multiple Smart Objects
5. Flexible Cover Shots
6. Complex Distortion
7. Working with Camera Raw
8. Smart Object Tips and Tricks
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