How to Add, Scale, and Align Layers in Photoshop CC 2013


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Adding, scaling, and aligning layers

Now there is a fair amount going on inside this composition. We have a total of eight layers. We'll be applying some blend modes as well as some layer effects, we will even employ a couple of clipping masks, which is my way of saying, I don't expect you to understand every single little bit of minutia, nor is it important that you do understand it at this point in the game. I just want you to have a feel for how layered compositions work inside Photoshop and I want you to leave this chapter with a sense of accomplishment. We're going to start things off by combining this image, which is called Big swirls.tif and combining it with this red and yellow artwork, which I am calling Paper art.tif.

They're both found inside the 04-layers folder. Now one way to combine two images together is to just copy and paste. And let me show you what that looks like. We'll start inside the Big swirls image. Go up to the Select menu and choose the All command, which you can also access by pr...

Adding, scaling, and aligning layers
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Adding, scaling, and aligning layers provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CC 2013 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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