Transform tools in Adobe Photoshop – EP 11/33

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As you create in photoshop there will be occasions where you will want to change the size, shape and form of creative objects in your composition to meet your design and imagination.

In this video I am going to discuss and demonstrate how to to manipulate creative elements in our canvas area by using the transform tools.

Enjoy.

 

TOPICS COVERED:

 

00:03:10 - Free Transform

00:10:38 - Ward transform

00:11:09 - Perspective transform

 

KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS USED IN THIS VIDEO:

 

cmd (Ctrl PC) + Z - Undo

cmd (Ctrl PC) + T - Free transform

 

Press & hold shift + click & drag - Scale object (with free transform tool active)

Press & hold alt + click & drag - Scale object (with free transform tool active)

Press & hold + alt + shift + click & drag - Scale object (with free transform tool active)

Press & hold shift + click & drag - Rotate in increments of 15° (with free transform tool active)

Press & hold cmd (Ctrl PC) + click & drag - Distor transform (with free transform tool active)

 

Press & hold shift + click - Select multiple layers

 


 

**FYI**
In this video tutorial, I will be using Adobe Photoshop CC 2014 for mac. Almost all of the principles demonstrated and covered will apply to future and previous versions. Some differences may apply if you are using a previous or future version.

 


 

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