Mastering Photoshop Smart Objects: Applying and Editing Layer Filters

In the previous installment of our video series on mastering Smart Objects in Photoshop, we saw how to create and edit a perfect animated Star Wars crawl effect.

This time, instead of focusing on one specific effect, we’ll look at how you can use Smart Objects along with layers and filters to create any kind of nondestructive effect you wish. Once you see how powerful, flexible, and simple this technique is, you may never use filters the old fashioned way again.



Posted on: February 25, 2015

Bart Van de Wiele

Bart started his career as a graphic designer specialising in print, e-publishing and image retouching. After 7 years he started working as an Adobe Certified Instructor providing classroom training and consulting using various Creative Cloud products. He's a renowned speaker at conferences in Europe, Australia and the United States and has written many articles on Adobe's print and e-publishing products. Bart joined Adobe in 2015 as a Solution Consultant where he supports the Creative Cloud enterprise business and is a public speaker at Adobe marketing- and other PR events.

1 Comment on Mastering Photoshop Smart Objects: Applying and Editing Layer Filters

  1. Hey Bart:
    Commenting from Sydney this morning. Looks like Siesta Key beach in Sarasota Florida is the subject in the photos. Can’t miss the iconic Lifeguard Station and white sand. Well done!

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