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The dark reflection placement makes the word "Tiffany" easier to read. To prepare the watch Photoshop file for adding  special effects, we first need to completely strip the  watch out from the background. 1. We used the magic wand with a tolerance of 32 to select the background. 2. After selecting the background, choose from the select menu " inverse " to switch the selection from the background to the watch. 3. Create a new layer via copy of just the watch. 4. Create a new blank layer from the new layer icon .
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2. Inverse selection selects the watch 3. Create a new layer via copy 4. Create a new blank layer Working with Photoshop layers
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Photoshop layers are a very powerful tool  for adding special effects to an image. 1. You can fill in the new empty layer with black using the paint bucket tool. 2. Then click on the watch layer and Edit/Transform/Rotate to rotate the watch layer as
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Unformatted text preview: shown. 3. Edit/Transform/Scale to scale the watch to fit the page again. 4. Use the Eraser tool to erase the back part of the watch band for a more professional finished look. . 2. Rotate the watch 3. Scale the watch layer 4. Erase the back band Adding a colored drop shadow The Photoshop Layer Style menu has many wonderful tools worth getting to know. Keep in mind that your results will all depend on the quality of the image you begin with. Start with a good, crisp, clean image for the best results. 1. Select the watch layer and then Layer/Layer Style/Drop Shadow tool to call up the drop shadow controls. 2. Set the layer style properties to match the example menu shown below. 3. The result will be a nice golden drop shadow that looks more like a golden glow. A very dramatic final image....
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2011 for the course PHOTOGRAPH 101 taught by Professor Feeney during the Winter '11 term at Grand Valley State.

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