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Layers: The Complete Guide to Photoshop’s Most Powerful Feature by Matt Co-host of the top-rated video podcast Photoshop User TV Kloskowski

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Chapter One. Layer Basics

Here’s the deal: this first chapter is named Layer Basics. However, we’re going to learn some pretty amazing things about layers and the Layers panel, so even if you think you’re somewhat familiar with layers, you’ll still want to read through it. That said, if you’re pretty familiar with the concept of layers and why they’re important, you can skip the first tutorial and jump right to the second tutorial in the chapter—that’s where things really start to take off. As for the third tutorial... well, let’s just say it gets flat-out crazy. You’ll be amazed at all the things that you can do with layers (and all of the ...

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