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Adobe Photoshop CS3 on Demand by Steve Johnson - Perspection, Inc., Andy Anderson - Perspection, Inc.

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12. Working with Layer Styles

What You’ll Do

Understand Layer Styles

Add a Layer Style

Create and Modify a Drop Shadow

Work with Bevel and Emboss

Work with Contour and Texture

Apply a Color Overlay

Use the Stroke Layer Style

Use Pattern Overlays

Work with Outer Glow and Inner Shadow

Apply an Inner Glow Style

Create Customized Layer Styles

Create Customized Styles Using the Styles Palette

Move Existing Layer Styles

Introduction

Layer styles are the very definition of creativity and control when using Adobe Photoshop. Using styles, such as Bevel and Emboss or Drop Shadow, you can move from two-dimensional into the world of three-dimensional. You can effortlessly change the look of a document with Gradient Overlay, Color Overlay, and Pattern ...

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