Advice 1: How to make a grid in photoshop

Grid is a convenient tool that allows you to easily and quickly track changes in the image that you are working in a graphics editor. In this article you will learn how to create a grid in Photoshop for any picture that she showed even the slightest distortion in your work.
How to make a grid in photoshop
You will need
  • Adobe Photoshop
To create the mesh, go to the View Options in the view settings select the grid display (Show Mesh). Specify desired size and color. After confirming the commands to your open image grid appears with the specified parameters.
The mesh, if necessary, can be saved. To do this, click on "Save mesh" or "Load grid", if you need to open an existing one.
The grid can provide substantial assistance in the reconstruction of the image after it has conducted any operations, and it was distorted. Open the tool "Reconstruct", he will want to undo the changes, restore the original appearance of the image or Vice versa to apply the distortion to other objects. In addition, to distort the object section Liquify. The grid will allow you to track changes and distortion in any created object, and you can at any time save the grid with the shape of the converted object, so you can use it on him. Similarly, you can save the grid for normal, undistorted object, to restore its settings after a failed action.
The grid will be your indispensable companion if you are working with fuzzy images, which is difficult to capture specific boundaries. It will allow you to more accurately mark areas of certain changes. In addition, if the mesh settings uncheck the item "Show image", you can see distortion on the grid in its pure form.

Advice 2: Like Photoshop to make thinner

The Liquify filter is one of the most convenient for the free deformation of image tools Photoshop. With this filter you can not only get the details to create a surrealist collage, but to make the figure more slender in the picture.
Like Photoshop to make thinner
You will need
  • - Photoshop;
  • photography.
If you select Open File menu, open the photo in a graphics editor. A picture taken on plain background without texture, noise, and shaded areas near the shape you are going to correct, unlock the option Layer from Background group New menu Layer.
The picture with a more complex background would require a different preparation. Using the Lasso tool select the shape with a small amount of background. Use the option Layer via Copy New group to copy a selection to a new layer. The deformation image using the Liquify filter tools, parts of the background near those with whom you work may be changed. After work you restore them from the original image.
Option, Liquify Filter menu open the filter window and check the Show Mesh checkbox. The grid that appears will give you the opportunity to track the progress of transformation.
Turn on the tool Pucker Tool and apply the details of the shapes that you need to reduce. To do this, configure the size of the brush tool to match the width of the adjustable part of the body. The pixels affected by the brush, will move to its center marked with a cross.
The size of the Brush Density parameter depends on the degree of displacement of parts of the picture are at different distances from the center of the brush. When the maximum value of this parameter, the tool will equally act on all pixels under the brush. Putting a small value Density Brush, you weaken the image change in the area of the edges of the brush.
Setting Brush Pressure controls how fast the picture changes. Set this parameter to a small value to be able to follow the transformation process. Place the center of the brush to the selected part of the shape, hold down the left mouse button and wait until the desired degree of change of the image.
To narrow down the shapes you may need the tool Forward Warp tool, which shifts the pixels of the exposed brush in the direction of its movement. The settings of this tool are similar to the parameters of the Pucker Tool. Adjust the size of the Forward Warp Tool under the length of the segment you want to move, select the center of the brush at the edge of a shape and slip an image.
Turn off the visibility of the grid. If one of the parts of photography correction was excessive, restore the original appearance of this fragment using the Reconstruct Tool.
To restore the background, surrounding the figure, create a mask on the layer to which the filter was applied by clicking on the button Add layer mask. Clean the damaged background, filling it with black on the mask using the Brush tool.
Duplicate the layer with the source the option Duplicate Layer menu and Layer mask on it fragments of the figure that appeared from under the layer with "thin" image. This can be done with Clone Stamp tool Tool.
Option Save As File menu save edited photo to a jpg file.
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