Warping images


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Warping images

So, in addition to the standard transformations that you can do to a layer in Photoshop, so Scale, Rotate, Flip, Perspective, Distort and so forth, there is another category of distortions or transformations you can do that are very powerful. It's just a little bit buried, and that's the Warp transformation. Some people call them envelope distortions. Some people call them warp distortions. Here is how you get to them. So, let's say that I want to make this snapshot of this postcard look like it's a curling page, kind of floating above this gray background here. Let's figure out how to do that.

So let's first select that layer, Warp that layer selected. We'll do Command+T or Ctrl+T to bring up the Free Transform mode. Then there's this little, tiny button off to the right in the Options bar. It's this little guy right here. It only appears when you're in the middle of the Free Transform mode. So if you're looking for a menu command or a keyboard ...

Warping images
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Warping images provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop CS5 Essential Training

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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