How to Use the Photoshop Warp Tool


Adobe Photoshop’s Warp tool allows you to reshape an image. You can give your pictures a funky look with this tool. Follow these steps:

Option #1: Create your own warp

  1. Press Ctrl + A (Cmd + A on Mac) to select the picture. Or go to Select > All.

    Select all
    Go to Select > Al.
  2. Go to Edit > Transform > Warp.

    Warp tool
    Go to Edit > Transform > Warp.
  3. In the top toolbar, you have additional options to set up the Warp tool.

    Additional options
    Additional Warp options.
  4. The Grid has a couple of preset options you can use.

    Preset options
    Click on the dropdown menu.
  5. To use the Warp tool, click and drag the tiny circles on the grid. This will change the photo’s appearance.

    Click and drag the circles to edit the photo.
  6. Once you are satisfied with the appearance of the photo, click on the checkmark icon.

    Save changes
    Click on the checkmark to save changes.

Option #1: Use a Warp preset

Warp has a couple of preset options that allow you to edit the photo with just a click.

  1. In the toolbar on top, click on the drop menu beside Warp.

    Additional options
    Click on the drop menu next to warp.
  2. From the menu select any of the shapes. They will be applied to the photo.

    Preset options for warp
    Click on any of the preset shapes.

Create your own grid

If you are not happy with preset Grid options, you can add a grid manually. This is done using the Split option in the top toolbar:

Warp Clockwise

First option
Split the Warp Clockwise.

Warp Vertically

Warp Vertical
Split the Warp Vertically.

Warp Horizontally

Warp Horizontally
Split the Warp Horizontally.

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