Rasterizing a layer with its effects


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Rasterizing a layer with its effects

The next big step is to take these teeth that we've created, the two rows of six teeth each, and transform them into a smile. And there's two ways to approach this. One is to just get going and do it and apply our transformation directly to these path outlines that are defining the shape layer. And the other approach, which I am going to recommend, and you'll see why, is to go ahead and flatten out the entire effect, including not only the teeth, but also all the layer Effects, so we're working with pixels.

I've saved my changes as Choppers.psd, found inside the 22_warp folder. And I am going to go ahead and take this teeth layer right there, and I am going to turn its Vector Mask off, so that we're no longer haunted by those path outlines. I am going to go ahead and duplicate these teeth by pressing Ctrl+Alt+J or Cmd+Option+J on the Mac, and I am going to call this new layer bad smile, because it's not going to have the look we're hoping for. So I'll c...

Rasterizing a layer with its effects
Video duration: 6m 41s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Rasterizing a layer with its effects provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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