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
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 ...