Make Canvas Bigger with Canvas Size Command in Photoshop CC


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Making the canvas bigger using the Canvas Size command

Although you can certainly add canvas size to your image using the crop tool, for more accuracy you might want to use the canvas size command instead. Now, for added flexibility, I'm going to convert the background of this image into a layer. And I can do that using the menu, if I choose Layer > New, and then Layer from Background. And, I'll go ahead and name this layer photo and click Okay. Now when I add the canvas size I'll be able to add a transparent area so that I can reposition the photograph on the canvas.

In order to add the canvas size, I'll choose Image and then Canvas Size. I want to add an inch to the left and the right in the top but I want to add two inches at the bottom. So, I'll change the width to 8 and the height to 7. I'll also point out that there is a Relative option here. If I choose the Relative option, you should know that to add 1 inch around the whole image, you would need to actually add 2 inches here, because it's...

Making the canvas bigger using the Canvas Size command
Video duration: 4m 57s 14h 58m Beginner Updated Oct 06, 2014

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Making the canvas bigger using the Canvas Size command provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Julieanne Kost as part of the Photoshop CC Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop
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