Chapter 4. Layer Basics

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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 in the image.

  • 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.

  • Save a copy of the file with the layers flattened.

Lesson overview

This lesson will take about an hour to complete. Copy the Lesson04 folder onto your hard drive if you haven’t already done so. As you work on this lesson, you’ll preserve the start files. If ...

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