Exporting the gridlines to a layer


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Exporting the gridlines to a layer

Alright here's a little throwaway technique that you might find helpful. The Vanishing Point Filter one of its top secret hidden functions is that it allows you to export the planes to a septate layer. So the idea is, it's not going to be like a snapping grid or anything that intelligent, it's just going to be a pixel rendering of all of these planes and that way you can integrate the planes into your layered composition if you so desire. And let me show you how that works. I am going to go ahead and cancel out of the dialog box right now and I am going to make a new layer.

I am going to go over to the Layers palette I am going to click on the shading layer in order to select the top layer in the stack and then I am going to press Ctrl+Shift+N or Command+Shift+N on the Mac in order to bring up the new layer dialog box and let's go ahead and call this layer planes, why don't we. Make sure use previous layer to create clipping mask is turned off and then click OK. And I will go ...

Exporting the gridlines to a layer
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Exporting the gridlines to a layer provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 One-on-One: Beyond the Basics

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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