Saving a layer style


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Saving a layer style

To get really efficient with styles, you really want to save them so you can reuse them over and over and over again. You might end up customizing them for each particular job or project. But you will find you will come up with a library of effects that, okay, I want a white border, I want a Drop Shadow, I want Vignette effect. Well, having it recreate that every single time, it is just a waste of time. Unless you are paid by the pixel, you want to be able to just reuse this stuff. s So let's get started. I have got a layer here, Winter, and I have got the effects icon there indicating that I already have a effect built up. And this is just a white border with a Drop Shadow. Let's go ahead and edit this effect.

I'm going to double-click on the word Effects and we are going to customize this just a little bit. I want to zoom in. You can actually zoom in when you have a dialog open, Command+Plus or Ctrl+Plus, and you can pan as well. When you move your mouse outside the dialo...

Saving a layer style
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Saving a layer style provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop CS4 Power Shortcuts

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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