Introduction to Vanishing Point in Photoshop
Photoshop is a raster graphics editing software that was developed by Adobe systems as its image editing software. We have many different types of features in this software through which we can make an effective edited image according to our requirements. Vanishing point in Photoshop is an important feature of this software by using this features we can apply our image on any plan such as we can apply our image on each side of any box of packaging material. So let us discuss the vanishing point in this article with a few examples. We will also have a look at the parameters of the handling of the vanishing point in Photoshop software.
How to Use Vanishing Point in Photoshop?
We can use the vanishing point feature in this software in a very simple manner by following some steps and handling of parameters is also very easy. But before starting let us have a look at the working screen of this software so that we can better understand this topic throughout this article.
Step 1: At the top of the working screen we have Menu bar which has a number of menus for making a different type of adjustment in this software, below this bar we have a property bar in which we can see the properties of active tool and make a different type of changes in our work during using that tool, below this toolbar we have three sections at the left side we have tool panel which has a different type of tool in it, at the center, we have display window in which we can see our current working, at the right side of this section we have some tab such as color tab, layer panel and some other for making different type of changes in our work. You can adjust the place of all sections according to your requirement.
Step 2: First of all let us make this type of shape that has to surface in the different plans of axis with the help of a rectangle tool of this software for our learning.
Step 3: Now let us import an image in this software. For importing images just open the folder of your personal computer where you have saved it and then drag it from there and drop it in the display window area of this software with the help of the mouse left button.
Step 4: Now adjust the size of the imported image according to your requirement then click on the Tick mark which is at the property bar of this image to apply your settings on the imported image.
Step 5: For using the Vanishing point option of this software your image should be on the Rasterize layer. So for that go-to layer panel of this software and make right-click on the image layer with the mouse button. A drop-down list will be open to choosing the Rasterize layer option from the list by click on it for making this layer rasterize the layer.
Step 6: Now select this layer and press Ctrl + A button for all select option.
Step 7: Then press Ctrl + X button from the keyboard to cut this image from this layer.
Step 8: Now go to the Menu bar of this software which is at the top of the working screen and click on the Filter menu. A drop-down list will be open choose Vanishing Point option from the list by click on it or you can use the short cut key for Vanishing point that is Alt + Ctrl + V.
Step 9: Once you make click on this option, a Vanishing point window will open in a new window screen. Now take Grid option from the tools of this window which is at the left side of this window screen and make the selection on that plan of your shape on which you want to apply your image with the help of mouse. I will click on the first corner of this plan and then drag the mouse cursor to all three corners one by one because it wants to apply my image on this plan.
Step 10: If you see a red line on your selected area that means your selection is not proper. So for making a proper selection, drag the anchor points of selection box at the right point of your shape.
Step 11: Color of selection line will convert into blue if your selection is proper. So be careful during making selection.
Step 12: Now press Ctrl + V button from the keyboard for pasting your image in the area of this vanishing point window screen and your image will paste like this.
Step 13: Now once you drag your image near to plan where you have made vanishing point it will change into the direction of that plan like this.
Step 14: Drag this image inside your plan and make adjustments according to your requirement for setting it there. You can use the rectangular marquee tool of this window for adjusting the size of your image.
Step 15: And now when you press the Ok button of vanishing point window screen your image will set in your desired plan in your project work like this.
Step 16: You can adjust any image on this wall also.
Step 17: For this just take an image and make it a rasterize layer by following the same steps as we did in previous.
Step 18: Now repeat all the steps of vanishing point as we did in previous and then adjust the anchor point of vanishing box according to your requirement. I will set it like this and then press Ctrl + V button from the keyboard for pasting my image.
Step 19: Now drag your image in this vanishing box and adjust it at your desired place like this.
Now after this article you can understand what Vanishing point is in Photoshop and How you can use it for making an effective image as per your requirement and adjust that image on any plan. You can have a good command of this feature after having practiced it.
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