The final product of any Photoshop project is only one part of the story. In this video, learn about the importance of naming your layers so that your work behind the scenes is as impressive as your work on the canvas.
- [Instructor] I've just opened Mission1Art.psd…from the exercise files.…The first thing that I notice any time that I open a file…is what's in the layers panel.…You'll notice here that we have seven copies of Ellipse 3.…We have a handful of layers that have the exact same name.…In this case, Grid.…And we have a lot of layers…that just don't have any name whatsoever.…This is pretty confusing if you open somebody else's work,…or even if you open your own work after a couple of months…and you've kind of forgotten what's going on.…
I know that when you're working to meet a tight deadline,…it can be hard to remember to go back…and rename your layers, so I'd like to give you…a few tips for how you can make it as easy as possible.…First, let's start with a bit of housekeeping.…I'm going to come to the top right corner…of the layer's panel, and from the menu,…I'm going to choose panel options.…There's a few settings in here for how this is configured…and the first ting I want to do is to disable this feature…that says add copy to copied layered and groups.…
- Being consistent
- Naming and organizing layers
- Linking assets
- Using CC Libraries
- Identifying unlabeled layers