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Teach Yourself Visually™: Adobe® Photoshop® CS3 by Mike Wooldridge, Linda Wooldridge

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Chapter 9. Apply Layer Styles

Apply Layer Styles

You can apply special effects to layers using Photoshop's built-in layer styles. With these styles, you can add shadows, glows, and 3-D appearances to your layers. Photoshop's Styles palette enables you to easily apply predefined combinations of styles to your image.

Apply a Drop Shadow 192

Apply an Outer Glow 194

Apply Beveling and Embossing 196

Apply Multiple Styles to a Layer 198

Edit a Layer Style 200

Using the Styles Palette 202

Apply a Drop Shadow

You can apply a drop shadow to make a layer look as though it is raised off the image canvas.

Apply a Drop Shadow

1 Click the Layers tab to select the Layers palette.

If the Layers ...

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