Distorting the Smart Object


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Distorting the Smart Object

This Smart Object consists of three separate layers: the backing, the photograph itself, and the Texture layer above. Because all three have been combined into a single Smart Object, it appears as a single layer in the Layers panel. Only the icon in the corner of the thumbnail here indicates that it's Smart Object. And because it appears as a single layer, Photoshop is going to allow us to treat it as if it really is a single layer. What we're going to do here is to adjust this image so it look like it's been photographed in perspective, live on a table.

We can start the process by going to Edit and Free Transform. Now the first thing I want to do is to make it smaller. So I'm going to grab one of these corner handles, and just drag it down. And there's no need to hold the Shift key to maintain proportions because we're going to play around with it so much the original proportion's are almost irrelevant. Let's move it into the middle of the p...

Distorting the Smart Object
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Distorting the Smart Object 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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