Photoshop - Transform effect
What is tranforming in photoshop?
Transforming means change a picture’s appearance by modifying one or more of its physical characteristics. The transform functions in Photoshop include scaling, rotating, skewing, changing perspective, distorting, and flipping.
In Photoshop you can either transform entire images, or individual layers and/or specific part of image.
The transforming options are located under the Edit menu .
You can use a Free
Transform command to rotate or scale and image without selecting them from the
menu.Or you can use commands under the Transform submenu to apply specific transformations
to a selection, layer, path, or selection border.
To apply free transform
select part of the layer you want to transform, and then choose Edit > Free
Transform from the menu. A bounding box appears around the selection as in fig2.
Edit >Free Transform)
the image, position the pointer directly on one of the corner handles,
and drag . Notice that the pointer turns into a double arrow(fig3) when you
position over the corner. Press Shift as you drag to scale proportionately.
the image, position the pointer outside the corner handles until a double
headed arrow appears and then drag in the direction you want to rotate. The
image rotate around the center point.
Press Enter to
apply the transformation. Press Esc to cancel the transformation.
Apply free transform
to a part of the layer
fig8 Apply transform
Transform from the menu
You can do all
transformations by choosing from the commands under the Transform submenu. Choose
Edit > Transform and, from the submenu, choose one of the following commands:
• Again to repeat
• Scale, Rotate,
Skew, Distort, or Perspective to do all transforms.
• Rotate 180° to
rotate by a half-turn.
• Rotate 90° CW
to rotate clockwise by a quarter-turn.
• Rotate 90° CCW
to rotate counterclockwise by a quarter-turn.
• Flip Horizontal
to flip horizontally, along the vertical axis.
• Flip Vertical
to flip vertically, along the horizontal axis.