Understanding layers


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Understanding layers

In this chapter, we are going to be taking a look at layers. Layers offer an amazing degree of flexibility. It's like working on acetate sheets, and you can isolate various parts of your imagery on multiple sheets. You can also save these images to retrieve them later on for further editing. You also have tools like layer masks and transparency to blend various image elements together. Layers are an important component of digital painting and they enable a wide range of creativity that's not possible otherwise.

Let's take a look at layers. To begin, we are going to look at the Layers palette and I'm going to go over to the right-side of the screen here. In my palette stack I have the Layers palette opened and this is where you are going to manage layers, create layers, delete layers. So this is really kind of home base for working with layers. And the first thing we want to do is create a new layer. Like many things, you have more than one way to do it. I'm typically an i...

Understanding layers
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Understanding layers provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by John Derry as part of the Painter 11 Essential Training

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