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Cloned Smart Object Layers in Adobe Photoshop

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Smart Object layers are extremely popular and useful feature in Adobe Photoshop. One of the hidden gems is the ability to create cloned Smart Object layers which have linked content internally inside the Photoshop document. This feature allows you to update content on all cloned Smart Object layers by editing content on only one of the cloned layers.

In this video tutorial, I will explain to you how to create and how to use cloned Smart Object layers in Adobe Photoshop.
Video tutorial Here is recording which will explain to you everything that you need to know to get started using cloned Smart Object layers and to enjoy the benefits of this fantastic feature. If you have any question or doubt, please do not hesitate to leave comments.


Transcript Hi guys, in this tip I will try my hands to explain to you cloned Smart Object layers and how to use them in Adobe Photoshop.

The starting point is the Smart Object layer in the Photoshop document. The content of the Smart Object layer can be …

Free Old Tormented Wall Patterns for Photoshop and Elements

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Today I have to share Old Tormented Wall seamless tiling patterns. Patterns will be delivered with .pat extension and as JPEG files. Patterns are useful for the Web and Print design. The license is free for personal and commercial projects as and everything else listed in the freebies section and on my site Photoshop Plus > Free.

Patterns in this package are created using The Best Photoshop PluginFilter Forge. There are and so many other cool things that you can do using Filter Forge and Photoshop.


Here is a useful link for Photoshop newbies: How to Manage and Work with Presets in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements.

What is included in the package Package contains a set of 5 different seamless tiling patterns with the following dimensions: 512x512px.

Preview of all patterns included in the package




How to Crop (Delete) Pixels on a Single Layer in Photoshop

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Although I will never recommend to crop or permanently delete any pixel when working in Photoshop, there are certain situations when you really need to. In this video tutorial, I will explain to you one of the ways how to crop single layer or in other words how to delete pixels on a single layer without the Eraser Tool.
Video tutorial Here is my video recording which explains two (actually three) methods to permanently discard pixels on the pixel-based layer in Photoshop.


Transcript Hi guys, in this quick tip I will explain to you how to crop or permanently delete pixels on a single layer in Adobe Photoshop without the Eraser Tool.

I will present two methods in this tutorial.

The first method is using selection. Ensure that all pixels on layer are visible. You can do that by pressing Ctrl/Cmd + T to see free transform handles.

Create selection then invert it as needed and lastly hit Backspace or Delete on your keyboard.

The second method is using apply layer mask command.

The first s…

Why and How to Create Reusable Templates in Photoshop Using Smart Object Layers

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Photoshop's reusable templates (mockups) are very popular. In this video tutorial, I will explain to you how to create a reusable template using Smart Object layers which allows you to quickly and easily replace its content using manual method or using Photoshop actions to automate the process.

Why and when to use reusable templates (mockups) In essence, every Photoshop's document saved with PSD extension is a template. Probably the most useful templates are those which can be reused by changing only one part of the design or composition. By changing content on a single layer, for example, you can get finished product ready to post on social media sites, to upload a product preview in your online store, to create a cover for your blog post, to achieve cool text or image effect which you can incorporate in your project and so on...
Video tutorial Here is my video tutorial which will explain to you the process of creating a reusable template using Smart Object layers with a cou…

Free 3D Reflective Multiple Polygons Patterns for Photoshop and Elements

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Today I have to share 3D Reflective Multiple Polygons seamless tiling patterns. Patterns will be delivered with .pat extension and as JPEG/PNG files. Patterns are useful for the Web and Print design. The license is free for personal and commercial projects as and everything else listed in the freebies section and on my site Photoshop Plus > Free.

Patterns in this package are created using The Best Photoshop PluginFilter Forge. There are and so many other cool things that you can do using Filter Forge and Photoshop.


Here is a useful link for Photoshop newbies: How to Manage and Work with Presets in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements.

What is included in the package Package contains a set of 5 different seamless tiling patterns with the following dimensions: 512x512px.

Preview of all patterns included in the package




Why and How to Retouch Photos Non-Destructively in Photoshop CC Using Retouching Tools

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Retouching photograph is a very common task in Photoshop. Most of the time we are using Smart Filters or retouching tools to substitute and blend or to distort pixels. Do you know that edits using Spot Healing, Healing Brush, Clone Stamp, Patch tool ... can be done non-destructively on a separate layer? A trick is an option in the Options bar for which you must know and what it allows you to do when using retouching tools.

In this tip, I will explain to you why and how to keep substitution pixels on a separate layer when retouching photos in Adobe Photoshop CC.

Benefits of nondestructive retouching Using retouching tools nondestructively is only one part of nondestructive workflow which is forgiving and flexible. It is an excellent feature for professionals, occasional users, and learners who haven't developed their own style/strategy jet. Nobody is perfect gentlemen. It is easy to overlook something or to make an obvious mistake. When using nondestructive workflow fatal mistakes …

Free 3D Colorful Jagged Texture Patterns for Photoshop and Elements

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Today I have to share 3D Colorful Jagged Texture seamless tiling patterns. Patterns will be delivered with .pat extension and as JPEG files. Patterns are useful for the Web and Print design. The license is free for personal and commercial projects as and everything else listed in the freebies section and on my site Photoshop Plus > Free.

Patterns in this package are created using The Best Photoshop PluginFilter Forge. There are and so many other cool things that you can do using Filter Forge and Photoshop.


Here is a useful link for Photoshop newbies: How to Manage and Work with Presets in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements.

What is included in the package Package contains a set of 5 different seamless tiling patterns with the following dimensions: 512x512px.

Preview of all patterns included in the package




How to Create HTML Web Photo Gallery in Photoshop Lightroom Classic CC

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Web photo galleries are very popular, especially among photographers. It is a quick and easy process to create HTML photo gallery in the right place for photographers: Photoshop Lightroom Classic CC.

In this video tutorial, I will guide you through steps to create, customize, save and export web photo gallery for any device from Lightroom Classic CC which is available as a desktop application.

Video tutorial Here is my video tutorial with a visual guide and all necessary details to create beautiful responsive web photo gallery with a minimum of effort.


Transcript Hi guys, in this tutorial I will explain to you how to create web photo gallery in Lightroom Classic CC. Photo gallery created in Lightroom Classic CC can be exported in HTML format or uploaded directly to your website.

Consider creating collection or collections with photos which you want to use for a web photo gallery. It is easy to display the collection in the Web module where you going to create a photo gallery.

The fir…