Join Steve Caplin for an in-depth discussion in this video Replacing the flag, part of Photoshop CS5: Smart Objects.
The image on this flag has been distorted both using FreeTransform and using a …Displacement Map. Of course, the image itself is a Smart …Object, and that means we can change the contents. …So, let's see how easy it is to replace that American flag with the flag of Austria, …(UNKNOWN) …Well, here's the Austrian flag. I can load this as a selection by holding …Cmd and holding on it's thumbnail, or hold at Ctrl and clicking on the …thumbnail on a PC and copy it. And now, I can hide that.…
When we double-click our Smart Object, as always, it opens in a New document. …And this is the PSP documents that contains the Smart Object. …Let's paste into here. Now, that's a little bit too large so we …can use FreeTransform to scale it down. Just move it up to the corner and drag …the opposite corner so that it matches the shape of our flag. …And I'm going to Zoom out on this so that we can move it to the side and see the …flag in place behind. When we now choose Save from the File …menu, that flag is now wrapped around the photograph flag underneath using exactly …
- 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
Photoshop for Designers: Textures (2011)with Nigel French4h 38m 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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