Working with multiple layers


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Working with multiple layers

Part of the power of Smart Objects comes from the way in which a single smart object can hold multiple layers. Let's see that in action by editing the content of our Smart Object once again. So as before, we can double-click the Smart Object in the Layers panel. We'll get the standard warning. In fact, now we've seen what it says, we can check the Don't Show Again button and we won't be bothered by it. So here's the Smart Object opened in its new window, and let's zoom in on this. What I want to do here is to reposition the legs so that both boots face in opposite directions.

So what I'm going to do is to make a Layer Mask for this layer. And we can do this by going to Layer > Layer Mask > Reveal All. Now I'm going to use the Lasso tool to make a selection around the original leg. And now I'm going to fill it with black on the Layer Mask and because black is the background color we can do this by pressing Cmd + Del on a mac, Ctr...

Working with multiple layers
Video duration: 3m 37s 2h 13m Intermediate

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Working with multiple layers provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Steve Caplin as part of the Photoshop CS5 Smart Objects Workshop

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Design Photography video2brain
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