Join Steve Caplin for an in-depth discussion in this video Replacing the contents, part of Photoshop CS5: Smart Objects.
In this gallery, all the images of the Mona Lisa have filters applied, but …they're all copies of the same smart object. …Let's see what happens if we replace one of these smart objects with another image. …We'll use another famous painting, The Laughing Cavalier by Frans Hals. …There's our image, let's Select All and Copy it. …And with that copied to the Clipboard, we can now put it away.…
Now, we want to change one of these Smart Objects, it doesn't really matter which …one, so let's pick the first one we placed which comes in as layer one. …When we double-click it, it opens up, and we can see the entire contents of the …Smart Object. So, when we choose Paste, we can place …Frans Hals on top of this. Now, because we have several images here …where we can see the eyes clearly, let's position this so that the eyes overlap …the eyes of the Mona Lisa underneath. To do that, we can lower the Opacity of …this layer to 50% and that allows us to see through it.…
If we make the window slightly larger, we'll be able to get to the edges of the …
- Editing Smart Objects
- Working with multiple layers
- Using Smart Filters
- Replacing contents
- Using multiple Smart Objects
- Creating flexible cover shots
- Complex distortion
- Working with Camera Raw
- Working with movies and Illustrator files
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Introduction to Smart Objects
2. Smart Filters
3. Replacing Contents
4. Multiple Smart Objects
5. Flexible Cover Shots
6. Complex Distortion
7. Working with Camera Raw
8. Smart Objects in the Workflow
9. Taking Smart Objects Further
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