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12. The Compositing of Digital Illustration: Using Layers

Wallace Jackson
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Lompoc, California, USA
 
Now that you have learned how to use brushes using brush strokes with tablet and stylus hardware to create digital painting artwork in digital illustration software packages, the next logical step would be to learn how to leverage your Layers Palette to organize your digital illustration projects. A layer allows you to isolate components of your artwork, as well as to apply special imaging effects, such as those provided using SVG Filters covered in Chapter 7, to individual layers. The process of using multiple layers (rather than just one, called ...

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