The enhanced Liquify filter


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The enhanced Liquify filter

One of Photoshop's most popular filters is Liquify. What it allows you to do is brush in distortions and makes structural modifications to an image. In CS6, Liquify has received some minor but important enhancements. Now the Liquify filter is not applicable to smart objects; we have to apply it to a pixel-based image, such as the one I have open here. I'm going to go up to the Filter menu, choose the Liquify command, and I'll zoom in on the image. Now the first thing you may notice about Liquify is that it's more responsive, especially when you're working on very large image files.

And that's because it's one of the handful features that have been integrated into Adobe's so-called Mercury Graphics Engine. And what that means is many of its routines have been handed off to the GPU, and other examples of commands like this, by the way, are Warp, Puppet Warp, some stuff that's going on with the new Crop tool, and 3D shadows and reflections, which we'll ...

The enhanced Liquify filter
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The enhanced Liquify filter provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS6 New Features

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