10 pro Photoshop illustration tricks


Smart Filters can save you a lot of time, and are versatile too. When you paste a vector object into your piece as a Smart Vector layer, it’s easy to add a filter of your choice and decide how much effect should stay. In the image above, Radim Malinic applied a Gaussian blur to the spheres to emphasise the sense of depth and belonging, and partially removed the effect with a soft, round brush around the top-left edge.

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