How to Use Smart Objects to Add Text With a Reflection in Photoshop


Photoshop is a massive program, with many ways to do things. To help you learn Photoshop it’s great to just pick one thing, one new tip, and try it out.

In this video from Phlearn Aaron Nace will show you how to add text with a reflection to an image, but with a neat little twist that allows you to edit the text any time and have it update your finished image automatically using Smart Objects. Have a look:

He even goes over the steps as a summary at the end of the video.

This is a fun project to try on a rainy day – give it a go.

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  • Ardelle

    The SUBSCRIBE button is too low and can’t be accessed because it is behind the CC icon. I will go to Is the “command” key the same as the “control” key? He used something to create the Smart Object. What was that and where do you get it?

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