Making a new background layer


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Making a new background layer

Let's start things off by opening a couple of images that are found inside the 10_layers folder. The first one is called Base layers.psd and this is the beginning point for our project, and the other one is Martini Hour banner.psd and this is the final composition that we're going to create over the course of this chapter. Now, something you should know about these two images as well as most of the other ones inside the 10_layers folder is that they use an Adobe font called Rotis Semi Sans, and unless you have that font which is unlikely, you're going to see this warning right here, that will tell you; Some text layers contain fonts that are missing.

Don't worry about it, just click OK, but let me show you what's going on here. I'll press Shift+Tab in order to bring up my right-side panels including the Layers panel. If you don't see it, you can go to the Window menu and choose the Layers Command, or press the F7 key. And keep that keyboard shortcut in mind. We&...

Making a new background layer
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Making a new background layer provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design Photography
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