Modifying a vector Smart Object in Illustrator
Become a member and get unlimited access to the entire skills library of over 4,500 courses, including more Developer and personalized recommendations. Become a member and get unlimited access to the entire skills library of over 4,500 courses, including more Developer and personalized recommendations. In this movie I’ll show you how to edit the contents of a Vector-based Smart Object inside Illustrator, and then hand off the changes back to Photoshop. And this is one of the best examples of two applications interacting with each other that there is. So what I want to do is give the shield a little bit of a blur, because it’s just too tactile right now to be real. And in doing so we’ll achieve this effect here. So, I’m going to start things off by selecting the shield layer near the bottom of the stack. Now it’s a Smart Object as you would recall. And even though it’s an Illustrator Smart Object, you can still apply smart filters to it by going up to the Filter menu in our case, choosing Blur, and then choosing Gaussian Blur. And then if you’re working along with me, I want you to change the Radius value to 2 pixels in order to blur the image like so. And then click OK. Problem is, even though that does deliver a more credibly focused effect in a lot of ways, I’ve got this big white hi… This will not affect your course history, your reports, or your certificates of completion for this course. Join today and get unlimited access to the entire library of online learning video courses—and create as many playlists as you like. “In a way, I feel like you are rooting for me. Like you are really invested in my experience, and want me to get as much out of these courses as possible this is the best place to start on your journey to learning new material.”— Nadine H. Source.