Scale, rotate, and constrain


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Scale, rotate, and constrain

In this project, we are going to explore the many options afforded by the Free Transform command. You can scale a layer. You can rotate it. You can skew it, meaning slant it either horizontally or vertically. You can apply a perspective distortion. You can warp a layer, meaning that you can actually bend it. And we will be seeing all these options in the context of this file here which is called Automation boy.psd. And it features a piece of artwork from Leo Blanchette of the Fotolia image library, about which you can learn more at www.Fotolia.com/deke.

And we're going to take this text right here and we're going to match it to the board in the background so that's going to require some scaling, rotating, perhaps some skewing as well. Then I am going to add a smile and some eyes, and we will end up with this final effect right here where it looks like some kind of character out of a Rankin/Bass cartoon, and it's called Eyes and smile.psd. So let's get to it here. We are go...

Scale, rotate, and constrain
Video duration: 6m 30s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Scale, rotate, and constrain 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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Photoshop
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