Chapter 20. Layer Effects

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IN THIS CHAPTER

Applying layer effects  306

Layer effects in depth  308

Copying, moving, removing layer effects  318

Applying styles  319

As a Photoshop user, you’re in the business of creating illusions, and layer effects let you do so in short, easy steps. The effects that you can apply alone or in combination include Drop Shadow, Inner Shadow, Outer Glow, Inner Glow, Bevel and Emboss, Satin, Color Overlay, Gradient Overlay, Pattern Overlay, and Stroke. A Once applied, layer effects can be edited, hidden, or removed at any time. And best of all, when you modify layer pixels, the effects update accordingly (they should ...

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