How to use a Smart Object in Photoshop


Photoshop Smart objects are often used in pre-made Photoshop based mockups and allow for your artwork to be automatically manipulated to look realistic by simply adding your artwork to the Smart Object.  With a little bit of basic photoshop knowledge they can be a great time saver. In this example, the Smart Object covers the body of a tote bag, warps it slightly to follow the curves of the tote bag, and masks the tote bag so that the artwork placed in the Smart Object cannot show outside the tote bag area. Open the file Make sure the