Preparing the surfaces


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Preparing the surfaces

One of the great benefits of Smart Objects is when working with complex distortions. Here, we'll see how to make a label that wraps around this tin can that will then allow us to place any artwork we choose onto that can. I've already removed the original label and replaced it with a plain shaded version. So, let's begin by selecting the label itself. Or we can use the Quick Selection tool and drag it over this to make our initial selection. Now, one thing when using the Quick Selection tool, if we go into Refine Edge, we can see, actually this has made quite a rough selection.

That's not good enough. If we check the Auto Enhance button, then when we use the Quick Selection tool, and I'm going to use it here to remove the top of the can. After we release the button, it'll tidy up that edge for us. When we now go into Refine Edge, we can see it's a much closer fit. Still a bit ragged on the bottom, so let's Cancel, and let's add a little b...

Preparing the surfaces
Video duration: 7m 4s 2h 13m Intermediate

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Preparing the surfaces provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Steve Caplin as part of the Photoshop CS5 Smart Objects Workshop

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Design Photography video2brain
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Photoshop
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