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Teach Yourself Visually™: Photoshop® Elements 8 by Mike Wooldridge

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Chapter 15. Applying Styles and Effects

You can apply special effects to your images by using the built-in styles and effects in Photoshop Elements. The effects let you add shadows, glows, and a 3-D appearance to your art. You can also add special effects to your layers with layer styles.

Applying Styles and Effects
  • Frame a Photo with a Drop Shadow. 282

  • Add a Drop Shadow to a Layer. 284

  • Create a Vintage Photo. 286

  • Add a Fancy Background. 288

  • Add an Outline to a Layer. 290

  • Add an Outer Glow to a Layer. 292

  • Add a Fancy Covering to a Layer. 294

  • Add a Watermark. 296

Frame a Photo with a Drop Shadow

You can apply a drop shadow to make your photo look like it is floating above the image canvas. ...

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