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Teach Yourself VISUALLY™ Photoshop® CS4 by Mike Wooldridge, Linda Wooldridge

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Chapter 8. Working with Layers

Working with Layers

You can separate the elements in your image so that you can move and transform them independently of one another. You can accomplish this by placing them in different layers.

  • What Are Layers?

  • Create and Add to a Layer

  • Hide a Layer

  • Move a Layer

  • Duplicate a Layer

  • Delete a Layer

  • Reorder Layers

  • Change the Opacity of a Layer

  • Merge and Flatten Layers

  • Rename a Layer

  • Transform a Layer

  • Create a Solid Fill Layer

  • Create an Adjustment Layer

  • Edit an Adjustment Layer

  • Apply an Adjustment-Layer Preset

  • Link Layers

  • Blend Layers

  • Work with Smart Objects

What Are Layers?

A Photoshop image can consist of multiple layers, with each layer containing different ...

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