What to do when layers go wrong


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What to do when layers go wrong

All right! So here we are looking at that blended version of the nameplate which I'm calling Preliminary nameplate.psd. And let's say I'm talking to my boss or my art director or my client, what have you. And they tell me, this is great, but we'd like to see some sort of edge-tracing around the nameplate, either a stroke or an inner glow or something along those lines. So with the nameplate layer selected, go ahead and drop down to the fx icon and choose the Inner Glow command. After all, Inner Glow tends to be the most flexible of the tracing effects.

Now I'll click on the yellow swatch and I'll dial-in a brighter yellow by changing the Hue value to 50 degrees and both the Saturation and Brightness values to 100%. Then I'll click OK. I'll take the Opacity value up to 100%, a Size of 5 pixels is just fine, but I want to set the Technique to Precise so that we fill in those corners. Now I show this to the client, the boss, whomever, if they're ecstatic, th...

What to do when layers go wrong
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What to do when layers go wrong provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentals

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Design
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Photoshop
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