Meet the transformations Photoshop CC


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Meet the transformations

Photoshop includes a host of what I call secret handshakes. Operations that seem impossible until you luck into them, or someone shows you the ropes. My favorite example is straightening a crooked photograph. Such a common operation, and yet before you can do it, you have to know that straightening is a secondary feature of the seemingly unrelated Crop tool. Scale and rotator secret handshakes as well. Before you can re-size a layer or change its angle, you have to know that scale and rotate fall into a category of features that includes: Skew, Distort, and Warp.

Together they are known as transformations. Because to transform a layer is to alter its shape or position without harming its fundamental appearance. Photoshop lists all of its transformations under the Edit transform sub-menu. Or better still, you can apply any kind of transformation, all in a single operation, using a command called Free Transform. This command includes a keyboard shortcut, a secret handshake variation of which is the only w...

Meet the transformations
Video duration: 1m 55s 10h 37m Intermediate Updated Sep 18, 2014

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Meet the transformations provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CC 2013 One-on-One: Intermediate

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