How to turn in Photoshop?
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Adobe Photoshop is an excellent image processing program with a large variety of functions. Very often when working with an image it becomes necessary to reorient it. In Photoshop, rotate a picture, layer or other object easily and without loss of quality.
How to rotate an image in Photoshop
Often a photo is taken with a rotated camera, so that the image is lying on its side. This problem can be easily solved using the menu command.
Select the tab on the top "Image". A drop-down menu opens. There we find the item "Rotation of the image" and select the desired action. The editor will offer to rotate the image 180 degrees, 90 degrees clockwise or counterclockwise.
Usually, to give a photo the desired position, you should rotate it 90 degrees counterclockwise.
If you rotate the picture 180 degrees, we get its mirror image.
If the author needs to rotate the image to an intermediate angle to create a collage, in the same menu there is such an item: “Free.” There you can choose any desired angle.When executing these commands, the editor will rotate the pattern around its center to the specified angle without the slightest distortion.
The commands “Rotate canvas” are selected if the drawing itself does not occupy the entire area of the open file, and you need to rotate not only the drawing, but the entire file. When choosing the command “Rotate canvas horizontally” the image will be mirrored.
How to rotate an object in Photoshop
If there is a need to rotate not the whole picture, but only a part of it, you will first need to select this very object.
- On the left panel we find the tool "Select". If you click on it with the right mouse button, you can select a rectangular or oval area. With the selected tool, select the part of the picture that needs to be rotated.
- If what happens more often, you need to rotate the area of a more intricate form than a rectangle or oval, then you need to select the Lasso tool in the left panel.
- Select the object that you want to rotate, use the tab from the top menu - "Edit".
- Pressing "Edit", we find the item "Transformation" or "Transform contour", but not "Free Transformation".
- In the drop-down menu, select the "Rotate" command.
- Move the mouse pointer to the selected area so that it takes the form of an arc with arrows at the ends. Rotate the selected area with the mouse to the desired number of degrees.
This method is good visual: it is immediately clear what happens. Only it should be borne in mind that when you rotate a part of the pattern, it is likely that in some places from under the rotated part there will appear a background that does not coincide with the pattern.
How to rotate a layer in Photoshop
One of the advantages of Photoshop is the ability to work with layers. Layers are formed themselves when they insert some fragment into the picture. Many such fragments can be inserted. When you add a new fragment on top of existing ones, the first remain unchanged. They can be converted individually without affecting the background or the other layers.
For convenience, you can make all currently unnecessary layers temporarily invisible. To do this, you need the Layers panel, which is usually located at the bottom right. It shows all the layers in the drawing and their sketches. An eye is drawn to the left of each sketch.
If you click on the eye with the mouse, it will “close”, and the corresponding layer will become invisible in the image.He did not disappear anywhere, just temporarily moved away.
To rotate one layer, you need to select it in the panel, make it active. Then follow steps 4-6 of the previous chapter. The layer will turn.
Photoshop: how to rotate text
First type the text to be rotated. To do this, in the toolbar on the left, find the “Text” tool - the letter “T”, press it. In the picture, mark the area where the text will be placed, type it.
There is a “Text” tab in the menu above, and an “Orientation” item in it. With it, you can place the typed text vertically or horizontally.
If you want to rotate the text at an arbitrary angle, you should act in the same way as with the layer. Actually, the typed text and forms a new layer. Therefore, you can work with the text in the same way as described in the previous chapter: rotate it using the Transform command.
How to rotate the brush in Photoshop
In Photoshop there is a large set of various brushes. To see it, you need to click on the tool in the left panel “Brush”. If there is no such tool, right-click on the “Pencil” box in the same panel and select “Brush”.
From above, under the main menu, click on the “Enable / Disable Brush Panel” icon. A panel with a new menu will appear. Select “Brush Print Shape”, a window with a set of various sketches of brushes will open. Among them there is certainly a suitable one. One problem: many brushes are asymmetrical, and it is possible that you need just such a brush like this one, just oriented differently.
No problem. Under the window with brushes there are several useful options. By selecting the desired brush in the window, you can reflect it along the X axis, along the Y axis, or turn it to the desired angle. The shape of the brush will remain, only the orientation in space will change.
After the brush is selected and rotated in the right direction, you need to click on the icon under the menu “Turn on / off the panel of brushes”. The panel will disappear, and the selected brush will remain “in the hands”, and it will be possible for it to draw.
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