Using a two-channel displacement map


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Using a two-channel displacement map

So far all the Displacement Maps that we've seen have been single channel files. For example, this guy right here this Wave GBlur.psd file that I saved out in the previous exercise, if we take a look at the Channels palette you can see that it's a single channel files so it's a Grayscale image that's it. And when you are working with a single channel Displacement Map you are using that displacement map to distort the image both horizontally and vertically according to your Scale values inside of the Displace dialog box. But what if you want to distort the image differently, horizontally and vertically. You want one displacement map to affect the horizontal axis of the image and another to affect the vertical axis of the image. Why then you need a two channel file. For example, let's take a look at this three channel file right here, it's called Wave RGB.psd.

Once again it's included inside the Dmaps sub-folder which is inside the 18_Displace_Maps Folder. And ...

Using a two-channel displacement map
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Using a two-channel displacement map provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 Channels & Masks: Advanced Techniques

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Design Photography
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