Creating "true clones"


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Creating "true clones"

In this exercise, I'm going to introduce you to yet another advantage to working with Smart Objects. This feature doesn't really have a name, not that Adobe has given it, anyway that's why I call it true clones and the idea is that Smart Objects allow you to create multiple copies of a layer that are all linked to a single original, so if you update the original, all of the clones will update in kind. So, I'm working inside of this image called Bob image shack.psd and it has a layer of editable text that reads, Bob's Image Shack. Now, let's say that I want to repeat this text over and over again, a total of eight times inside of this composition to create a repeating watermark and I want this watermark to be sufficiently flexible that if I decide to change the font or any of the formatting treatments or I even decide to change the company name, then all of my watermarks will update in kind.

Let's imagine I work with a bunch of different clients, all of whom re...

Creating "true clones"
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Creating "true clones" provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Mastery

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