Using replacement layers


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Using replacement layers

Sometimes, when you're playing around with menus from Encore's Library, I've noticed this particularly with the Wedding Set especially, but you'll see, sometimes images with this bowl with the downwards-facing arrow in it. This icon represents what is called a replacement layer. That is an object meant to be replaced by a layer of your own. Oftentimes, there is a certain cropping or maybe certain effects applied to them in Photoshop. Then those effects, or cropping, or whatever carry over onto your images as well without any work on your own.

So I've imported this beach_models photo here. What I'm going to do is just drag and drop on top of this replacement layer. As soon as I let go, you notice it's faded a little bit to blend it with the background. It has been tilted to fit in with this other background as well, kind of cool. Let's look at another example. I'm going to double-click of this Bride menu here. As we can see by this icon, this also is a ...

Using replacement layers
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Using replacement layers provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chad Perkins as part of the Encore CS5 Essential Training

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Video
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