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Precision Photoshop by Lopsie Schwartz

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Chapter 9

Smarter in So Many Ways

Introduction

Why use three dimensions (3D) if I’m not a 3D artist? Or, why do I care about video? These methods that are “outside the box” are the stuff creative juice is squeezed from. Many purists may feel like using these “tools of other professions” is like using a spade for a spatula, but I disagree. I think it’s like bringing indoor furniture outside or vice- versa; done the right way, it’s called “inspired design.” These features add flexibility to your workflow. Smart Objects will give you nondestructive transformations and one-click template content replacement. 3D can bolster your painting skills and opens a whole other world for play. Video can also expand your horizons into dimensions you didn’t ...

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