Using Smart Objects in Photoshop
Smart Objects are of one of Photoshop’s best-kept secrets, even though they’re one of the most powerful and essential tools in the entire program. What makes them so great? Simply put: They allow you to work with maximum flexibility, editing, transforming, and manipulating layers as much as you like, nondestructively. You can place content from Bridge, Camera Raw, Lightroom, Illustrator, or InDesign in Photoshop, as embedded or linked Smart Objects. You can make copies of Smart Objects and transform them so when you change one, they all change—or you can keep them independent. In this feature, you’ll learn what Smart Objects are, how they work, and how to use them in your day-to-day Photoshop workflow. Finally, I’ll show you some of the more interesting and, often, surprising uses of Smart Objects.. . . .
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