Photoshop Mechanics

This Podcast contains advanced Photoshop tips and tricks. This publicly available website contains limited content. The bulk of my training materials are kept on a sibling website, Photoshop Aquatics, which requires VPN access and caters to specific clients. Thanks for visiting.

005 Five Ways To Free Distort A Smart Object

Alternative techniques for mimicking free distortion.
For Photoshop CS2 to vCS3 Extended.

Here are the five methods that I use to Free Distort Smart Objects. A sample file and related actions can be downloaded below.

I’ve been getting more and more requests from coworkers and clients to set up files with editable Smart Objects. They want easy to understand files that they can drop new content into and have it automatically update into distorted shapes...