The wide world of layer enhancements


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The wide world of layer enhancements

In this movie, I'm going to walk you through a bunch of minor but much-needed enhancements to layers inside Photoshop CS6, and I'm going to save my favorites for the end. So be sure to watch the entire thing. Let's start things off with the Eyedropper. I'll go ahead and click on it here in the toolbox. Now as many of you know, the Eyedropper by default is set to lift the composite color. So in other words, if I click on the model's forehead, I'm seeing the color of that pixel as it appears on screen, subject to all the layers working together.

Now in previous versions of the program, you've also been able to select Current layer, which means you'll just lift the color from the active layer. Right now in my case, it won't do me any good because I have an adjustment layer selected. You can also lift the composite version of the color on the Current layer and Below so in other words you ignore all layers above the active layer, or here is my favorite. You ...

The wide world of layer enhancements
Video duration: 6m 48s 3h 20m Appropriate for all Updated Jan 15, 2013

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The wide world of layer enhancements provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS6 New Features

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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