Photoshop CS6: Skew and Rotate With Free-Transform Command


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Scaling, skewing, and rotating with Free Transform

Typically, when you use the Crop tool or you use Image Size or Canvas Size, you're working with the entire image, but what if you want to work on either just the part of the image or if you want to work on multiple images in the same canvas area? Well, that's when we are going to switch over to Free Transform. The first thing that I am going to do is I am actually going to make a duplicate of the background layer here. And probably the easiest way to do that is just to select the background and then drag it down to the New Layer icon at the bottom of the Layers panel.

So now I have two identical copies of the same photograph. It's this top layer that I'm going to be working on right now, and I want to rename it, so I'll just double-click where it says Background copy, and I'll call this Distorted. What I want to do is I want to put kind of a little bit of the distortion on a copy of the background and just make it a little bit smaller, kind of to get a little pic...

Scaling, skewing, and rotating with Free Transform
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Scaling, skewing, and rotating with Free Transform provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Julieanne Kost as part of the Photoshop CS6 Essential Training

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Photography
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