What is a layer In Photoshop
A layer is like a sheet . You can see through transparent areas of layers to the layers below. You move a layer to position the content on the layers, like sliding a sheet of acetate in a stack. You can also change the opacity of a layers to make content partially transparent.
You use layers to perform tasks such as compositing multiple images, adding text to an image, or adding vector graphic shapes. You can apply a layers style to add a special effect such as a drop shadow or a glow.
Create And Manage Layers
Step 2: In the top menu click on window tab and know click on layers or press ( F7) . Know layers palette is displayed of right side of screen.
Step 3. The blank document is first layer’s of you page. know create a new one. To create a new one go to top menu and click on “Layer” . know click on duplicate layer or press (Ctr + J). This will create a duplicate layer .
Step 4 : Know two layers are displayed on layers palette . Layer1 is layer on top and background is second . You can rename layers by right click on it.
Step 5 : To check how layers works ,click on brush tool and fill the layer1 with red color . Before color the layer 1 select it . Otherwise wrong layer is colored with brush tool . To select layer click on the layer 1 on layers palette . Selected layer is blue color .
You can change layers selection by click on layers palette . In this image red colored layer1 is top layer and other is bottom layer, from two layers . You can change position of layers by drag it . To change position , means top layer slip to bottom and bottom layer to top .
You can also use keyboard shortcut ( Ctr + [ ) or ( Ctr +] ) to change layers position.
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