Join Steve Caplin for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with multiple layers, part of Photoshop CS5 Smart Objects Workshop.
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, Ctrl + Del …on a PC and anywhere we fill with black on a Layer Mask will be hidden from that layer.…
- Editing Smart Objects
- Working with multiple layers
- Using Smart Filters
- Replacing contents
- Using multiple Smart Objects
- Creating flexible cover shots
- Complex distortion
- Working with Camera Raw
- Working with movies and Illustrator files
Skill Level Intermediate
Photoshop for Designers: Textureswith Nigel French4h 38m Intermediate
1. Introduction to Smart Objects
2. Smart Filters
3. Replacing Contents
4. Multiple Smart Objects
5. Flexible Cover Shots
6. Complex Distortion
7. Working with Camera Raw
8. Smart Objects in the Workflow
9. Taking Smart Objects Further
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