Posts Tagged ‘Puppet Warp’

Reshape a body in Photoshop: Pixel Playground

Published by | Friday, September 13th, 2013
Reshape a body in Photoshop

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This week’s Pixel Playground technique will teach you how to use the Puppet Warp feature in Adobe Photoshop to reshape part of a body.

Have you ever wanted to sculpt a body to remove some love handles, or just trim up your subject in general? This week Bert Monroy gives you a chance by showing how to use the Puppet Warp tool in Photoshop.

Deke’s Techniques: Animate wings with the Puppet Warp Tool

Published by | Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

Are you ready for another Deke’s Techniques? This week Deke McClelland takes a still photograph of a majestic falcon and creates the appearance of motion by superimposing multiple copies of the wings and adjusting their positions with the Puppet Warp tool in Adobe Photoshop. Get started by watching the free video below and using the companion text to help you along.

Figure 1 author Jan Kabili demos Photoshop CS5 features for Building 43

Published by | Friday, June 11th, 2010’s Jan Kabili was recently interviewed by Robert Scoble for Building 43‘s blog. In the interview, Jan discusses those Photoshop CS5 features she’s most excited about, including Content-Aware fill, Puppet Warp, and HDR Pro. Jan is the author of’s Photoshop CS5 New Features course.

Photoshop CS5 Top 5: Puppet Warp

Published by | Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

With the new puppet warp feature in Photoshop CS5, you can bend images to your will—literally. Add control points, called pins, to an image, and then drag them to reposition parts of the image. Change the position of an arm, a leg, a lock of hair. Turn a straight pathway into a meandering one.

In today’s installment of Photoshop CS5 Top 5, Deke McClelland explores a feature he calls “fun to use, funny to watch, and extremely powerful.” Take a fifteen-minute tour of the Puppet Warp feature, then head over to check out all of our Adobe CS5 training to explore new courses and tutorials covering Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Flash, Premiere, and more.

Previously in Photoshop CS5 Top 5:
Monday—Common Sense Enhancements in Photoshop CS5
Tuesday—High-Dynamic Range Photography
Wednesday—Refine Edge