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How to Update A Photoshop PSD Smart Object For Free Using Photopea.com



Hello there, fellow POD people! Today I want to share my top tips for updating a smart object in a Photoshop PSD file using Photopea.com. And what better way to do it than by creating a stunning phone case design that you can sell through print-on-demand and Printify?


First things first, let's talk about mockups. Mockups are an essential part of any print-on-demand store. Why? Because they help your products stand out from the crowd! With so many sellers out there, you need to make sure that your store is the one that catches the eye of potential customers. And trust me, nothing does that better than a great on-trend mockup that is different from the rest.


Now, let's get to the nitty-gritty of updating a smart object. If you're like me, you love using Photoshop to create your designs. But sometimes, you need a quick and easy solution that doesn't require you to download anything or pay for any software, especially if you are just starting out. That's where Photopea.com comes in! It's a free, web-based alternative to Photoshop that works just as well (in my humble opinion).


So, how do you update a smart object using Photopea.com? It's simple!


Just follow these easy steps:


1) Open your PSD file in Photopea.com


2) The smart object you need to update you can find on the "layers panel' which is on the bottom right hand side of the screen. It shoulds be labeled "Update this file" or "Add your artwork here". I color code the layer to update purple to make it easy to find. Double-click the little thumbnail image on this layer to open.


3) This will open up the smart object as a separate file, where you can add your own artwork or pattern.


4) Make sure your artwork fills the entire space. Just pull the corners to resize, your artwork should remain the same height x width ratio.


5) When happy with the placement click: File > Save (Smart Object)


6) Go back into the original tab and you'll see that the smart object has been updated with your new design. Ta-da! You now have a stunning phone case design that's ready to upload to your store.


So there you have it, with just a few simple steps, you can update a smart object using Photopea.com and create a beautiful mockup that will make your store stand out from the rest. Happy designing!


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