Chapter 5. Layer Cake: Working with Layers


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In the last edition of this book, we decided to include a dedicated chapter on layers. Luckily, Matt (my co-author) happens to be an absolute expert on layers (his book, Layers: The Complete Guide to Photoshop’s Most Powerful Feature, is one of the best-selling Photoshop books ever), so I asked Matt to write this chapter. Even though it’s just one chapter, he cherry-picked the most important stuff from his book and added it here, which is awesome, except that now you’re going to feel like you don’t need ...

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