Using layer styles


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Using layer styles

Another kind of special effect that you can apply to an image is a layer style. layer styles can be applied to any layer that contains transparent pixels. You can have multiple layer styles on a single layer and those layer styles will be displayed around all of the content on that layer. In this case I have two layers that contain transparent pixels. One is the color truck layer. I'll show you its content. It's just the image on the right of the color truck and then I have the filter truck layer. This layer also contains transparent pixels.

So it can take layer styles too. The Background layer is completely filled with the photograph. There are no transparent pixels on that layer. So I can't add layer styles to the Background layer as it currently stands. I'll start by adding some layer styles to the color truck layer. I'll select that layer in the layers panel and then I'll go up to the Effects panel. If your Effects panel isn't opened, you can open it from the...

Using layer styles
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Using layer styles provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 9 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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