Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Using layer effects, part of Photoshop: Creative Effects (2011).
One of the most common methods of sharing photographic images, even with so many …digital possibilites, is the print. A print is obviously 2 dimentional, but …by adding some layer effects, you can add depth to an image along with a variety of …other creative possibilities. Let's take a look at how it's done. …In order to add a layer effect to an image, you must convert the background …image layer to a normal layer. To do so, simply Double-click the …thumbnail for the background layer on the layers panel, and Click OK in the new …layer dialog. You can then add a layer effect by …Clicking the FX button at the bottom of the layers panel and choosing the effect …you'd like to apply. For example, let's assume I'd like to add …a drop shadow to the image. This will bring up the layer style …dialog and I can fine tune the settings for my drop shadow.…
Of course, you might have noticed that I'm not able to actually see my drop …shadow and that's because the drop shadow effect actually applies outside of the …
- Safely experimenting with creativity
- Creating a black-and-white effect
- Using Curves presets for creative effects
- Applying a vignette
- Using the Filter Gallery
- Applying a Gradient Map adjustment
- Creating a multiple exposure effect
- Hand-painting an image
- Creative projects
Skill Level Intermediate
Photoshop for Photographers: Creative Effectswith Chris Orwig4h 57m Intermediate
Photoshop CS5: Creative Compositingwith Chris Orwig4h 41m Intermediate
1. Creative Basics
2. Expanded Creativity
3. Targeted Creativity
4. Creative Projects
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