IN THIS CHAPTER
Using text as a layer
Implementing layer masks
Using Smart Objects
Using 3D layers to create 3D objects
Merging and flattening a layered image
By using layers, you can make realistic additions to an image that can later be removed, edited, and changed with blending modes and transparency settings. This chapter shows you how to create composite images using helpful layer features. Even if you’re an experienced Photoshop user, read this chapter to discover all sorts of great keyboard shortcuts that can help improve your workflow.
Add the feature of multiple screens or pages to Photoshop by taking advantage of the Artboard feature. Using the Layers panel, you can divide your Photoshop file into multiple canvases ...