All Files Using the Skew Tool You can use the Skew tool to distort your elements on the x and y axis. How to use the Skew tool In the Tools toolbar, if Animate Current Frame or Animate Onion Skin Range mode is enabled, click on it to open the Animate pop-up menu and select Animate Off. Do one of the following: Select Animation > Tools > Skew. In the Advanced Animation toolbar, click the Skew tool. Press Alt + 5. In the Camera view, Ctrl + click (Windows/Linux) or ⌘ + click (macOS) on the element to select it and drag a side of the bounding box up, down or sideways. You can select multiple layers at the same time. Press Ctrl + Shift + click (Windows/Linux) or ⌘ + Shift + click (macOS) on each element to select them.