Layer effects vs. filters


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Layer effects vs. filters

In this chapter, I hope to give you a deep and abiding appreciation for the wide world of effects that you can achieve using layer effects and styles here inside of Photoshop. And the analogy that I draw is to the other big effects feature inside the software which, is the Filter menu right here. So, for example, I am working inside this document called Word processor.psd found inside the 21_layer_FX folder. So called because I have created a kind of primitive Word processor document here, and it's a three-layer composition, beginning with this wood photograph, captured by Carl Durocher of the Fotolia image library, and let's say I want to assign an effect to this wood photo.

I might go up to the Filter menu, and I might jump down here to the Artistic submenu because after all, yes, I want an artistic effect and my optimism increases as I see Fresco. That would be amazing if I could make this wood look like it was painted in wet plaster. That would be perfect. So I will go ahead and...

Layer effects vs. filters
Video duration: 6m 14s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Layer effects vs. filters provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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