Tutorial: Understanding Photoshop Layer Styles
Learning how to use Photoshop can be a very intimidating experience. In most cases, you have an idea of what you want to accomplish but you don’t know how to use the available tools to get it done. In this video tutorial Practical eCommerce’s Chief Architect Brian Getting provides a brief introduction to layer styles in Photoshop.
Layer styles provide a way for designers to apply particular visual effects to entire layers in a Photoshop document, as opposed to creating many layers and to achieve a similar effect. Using layer styles, designers can simplify their Photoshop documents and more easily make changes in the future.
Software Used: Adobe Photoshop CS2
Sample Files: layerstyles.psd.zip
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