4. Layer Basics

Lesson overview

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to do the following:

Organize artwork on layers.

Create, view, hide, and select layers.

Rearrange layers to change the stacking order of artwork.

Apply blending modes to layers.

Resize and rotate layers.

Apply a gradient to a layer.

Apply a filter to a layer.

Add text and layer effects to a layer.

Add an adjustment layer.

Save a copy of the file with the layers flattened.


This lesson will take less than an hour to complete. Download the Lesson04 project files from the Lesson & Update Files tab on your Account page at www.peachpit.com, if you haven’t already done ...

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