How to Work With Smart Objects in Photoshop
The latest version of Photoshop includes Smart Objects, which allow you to save multiple objects and place them together, giving you the ability to edit your composition from a single location. Smart Objects can be combined to create complex composites and the ability to select an object and move it around the scene means you can easily recreate your images.
Photoshop includes four different types of Smart Object. The original object (SOLID) is the same as the original file but can be split apart into layers, allowing you to edit the individual elements. A DYNAMIC object can be edited together with the original file (SOLID) and all layers remain intact. A TRANSFORMATION object can be edited using a set of predefined shapes and be applied to the original image, changing its look, or it can be edited using the live transform tool and shape transforms. Finally, a MODELLING object can … Read the rest