Join Chris Converse for an in-depth discussion in this video Exploring animated Smart Objects, part of Design the Web: Smart Objects.
Now, I want to show you the effects of having an animation inside of a Smart Object inside of Photoshop.…So, from the exercise files, let's open up animated.psd.…Now, with this file open, let's come up to the Window menu and come down and choose Timeline.…Now, if you're using Photoshop CS6, you'll see a Timeline panel just like this.…If you're using an earlier version of Photoshop--any version between Photoshop CS3 Extended…and CS5.5 Extended-- you'll have an Animation panel.…Now, if you're already familiar with animating content inside of Photoshop CS6, I put this…movie in here so that you can see what happens when you take an animation and encapsulate…that into a Smart Object.…
If you've never animated anything inside of Photoshop CS6, I have a video that's part…of the Edge Animate Essential Training which shows you the process for animating elements…inside of Photoshop CS6. And if you are using an earlier version of Photoshop--any version…from CS3 to CS5.5 Extended--I also have videos in the Edge Animate Essential Training showing…
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- Creating Smart Objects from Illustrator
- Creating Photoshop Smart Objects
- Adding effects to Smart Objects
- Duplicating and positioning Smart Objects
- Editing a Smart Object
- Where to go from here
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on 11/26/2014. What changed?
A: Chris added one new movie, "Using linked files as Smart Objects," which is a new feature in Creative Cloud 2014.