Scaling layer styles


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Scaling layer styles

So layer styles are a very, very useful feature inside of Photoshop, but unfortunately they kind of get a bum rap and I think it's because people's first impression of them is based on the default styles that ship with the product. So here I have the Styles panel open in part of my dock here. And these are arguably some of the ugly styles that ship with the product. But one of the reasons why they look so bad is when you apply them to your images, they may not be the same or appropriate scale based on the content you are applying them to. So for instance, I have got this type layer here, the four seasons. And I'm going to click on one of these styles. To apply a style you just click on the style that you want to apply. It gives you a little graphical thumbnail there.

So I'll go ahead and click on this Chiseled Sky style, and you can see it instantly formats the text with this special effect, put a Bevel and Emboss and a Gradient Overlay. I'm going to zoom in on thi...

Scaling layer styles
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Scaling layer styles 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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