In this Quick Tip, we’ll learn how to use Smart Objects in Photoshop and apply non destructive Filters to those objects.
Smart Objects can be very useful in Photoshop to work non destructively on a projects or on part of a project, when you convert any layers to a Smart Object, you can apply Layer Styles or Filters on it without affecting the original artwork.
The Great thing about using those Smart Objects is that you can modify the parameters of the Filters you’ve applied at any time, modify the Opacity and Blending Options of each Filters also deleting or rearranging the order of those filters very easily. You can’t do that when for example you apply a Gaussian Blur Filter on a simple layer, the layer will be blurred for good. Here’s a few tips on how to use those Smart Objects with Filters in Photoshop.