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Layers: The Complete Guide to Photoshop’s Most Powerful Feature by Matt Co-host of the top-rated video podcast Photoshop User TV Kloskowski

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Four Reasons Why Smart Objects Rock!

SMART OBJECTS FLAT OUT ROCK! HERE ARE FOUR REASONS WHY

If you’re the type who likes to learn hands-on, then feel free to skip this tutorial and jump to the next one. It’s a real-world project all about Smart Objects, and showcases all of the great features that they have. However, if you just want a quick recap of what Smart Objects are and why you’d want to use them, then read this tutorial first.

Step 1: Creating a Smart Object

Before you jump into the reasons why Smart Objects rock, you’ve got to know what they are and how to create them. First, a Smart Object layer is a special kind of layer that is basically indestructible. Everything you do to it is non-destructive and reversible. You’ll see how in ...

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