Join Tony Harmer for an in-depth discussion in this video Merging and transforming a layer, part of Photoshop for the iPad First Look.
- [Instructor] What I want to do now … is to merge the text layer … that I've created at the top of the stack here … down with the layer underneath and then distort that … to match up with the billboard underneath. … So to do this with the Text Layer active, … and I can see that with the blue highlighting around it, … I'm going to tap the Ellipsis, … down at the bottom of the Options on the right-hand side, … and then I will choose Merge Down from the commands there. … Now I have to make sure of course … my spelling is correct before I do that … because now this is no longer text, it becomes pixels. … And to distort this into shape, … what I want to do now is activate the Transform options. … And then from the panel on the left, … I'm going to choose this third icon down, … which allows me to distort. … So I'll just drag this roughly just for a moment into place, … by grabbing hold of the corners here … and moving these around. … Now for your benefit really here, so you can see my touches, …
- Opening a document
- Exploring the interface
- Making selections
- Working on masks
- Creating layers and layer groups
- Adding adjustment layers
- Retouching images
- Using blending modes
- Exporting from Photoshop for the iPad
Skill Level Beginner
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Cloud documents2m 38s
1. Getting Started
2. Making Selections and Masks
3. Working with Layers
5. Retouching and Blending
6. Composite Projects
7. Publishing and Exporting
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