Understanding the flexibility of layers


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Understanding the flexibility of layers

One of the great inventions in the world of digital imaging is the layer. Layers enable a great amount of flexibility that would otherwise be impossible to achieve. And I'm going to just do a quick example on screen here to show you what I'm talking about. I am going to get a paintbrush here. Let's go to Acrylics, and we will just take Captured Bristle, and get a color here.

Now, I am just going to paint with this a bit, nothing spectacular. But I want to show you in traditional sense or in an application where you didn't have layers, let's say I am just painting along, and I am having fun, creating kind of an abstract geometric sort of thing here. Let's see, maybe I am going to want to add some green down here, and I will take another color here just to kind of play around; some yellow.

Okay, I have done this image, and let's say later on, I start to decide things like, oh, you know, I wish I hadn't done this in red. There are techniques you could go in a...

Understanding the flexibility of layers
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Understanding the flexibility of layers provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by John Derry as part of the Painter 12 Essential Training

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