Rotate a layer with Free Transform Photoshop CC


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Rotating a layer with Free Transform

In this movie, we'll rotate this big glass layer so it matches the angle of the largest of the glasses in the background. I'm going to go ahead and turn that Glass layer back on, and then I'll go up to the Edit menu and choose Free transform. Or press that shortcut Ctrl+T, Cmd+T on the Mac. And I'm going to zoom out here so you can see. That we are faced with the proposition of a very large bounding box. One that is much taller than the canvas. So you're probably going to have to zoom out a few clicks to gain access to the handles.

Now if you drag a handle you're going to go ahead and scale the image. And, you can squish it if you want to, like so. If you want to maintain the proportions, then you press the Shift key as you drag a corner handle. But you can see here that I'm now maintaining the squished proportions, not the original ones. If you want to rotate the image, you move your cursor outside the bounding box and then you drag. I noticed that, throughout I get that head...

Rotating a layer with Free Transform
Video duration: 5m 22s 10h 37m Intermediate Updated Sep 18, 2014

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Rotating a layer with Free Transform provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CC 2013 One-on-One: Intermediate

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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