Chapter 9. Advanced Layering

<feature><title>Lesson overview</title>

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

  • Import a layer from another file.

  • Clip a layer.

  • Create and edit an adjustment layer.

  • Use Vanishing Point 3D effects with layers.

  • Create layer comps to showcase your work.

  • Manage layers.

  • Flatten a layered image.

  • Merge and stamp layers.

Lesson overview

This lesson will take about an hour to complete. Copy the Lesson09 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 you need to restore the start files, copy them from the Adobe Photoshop CS4 Classroom in a Book CD.

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