Organize layers into layer groups Photoshop CC


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Organizing layers into layer groups

As you work with more and more layers one of the things that happens is that your Layers panel get a bit out of control. In order to organize your layers you can use layer groups. Now not only do layer groups help you organize your layers, you can actually move all of your layers at one time if they're in a group. You can transform them. You can change opacity, and blend mode, and you can even mask all of your layers. And add layer effects. So let's go ahead and begin by opening up the composite01.psd file. If we wanted to select multiple layers, in this case I'll select the blue tree, hold down the Shift key and select the brown trees, so I've got all three of these small images selected.

If I simply click on the folder icon here to add a group, it just adds a group but it doesn't put those layers inside of it. So let's undo that by using Cmd + Z or Ctrl + Z. And instead I'll either use the keyboard shortcut to add a group which is Cmd + G on t...

Organizing layers into layer groups
Video duration: 8m 47s 14h 58m Beginner Updated Oct 06, 2014

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Organizing layers into layer groups provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Julieanne Kost as part of the Photoshop CC Essential Training

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Photography
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