Mastering Layers in Photoshop CC

Understanding how to use layers in Photoshop can make or break your design. This course will teach you basic to advanced aspects of layers, from layer creation and modification, to smart object layers, and in the end you'll create your own poster.
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(33)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Apr 8, 2016
Duration
1h 35m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(33)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Apr 8, 2016
Duration
1h 35m
Description

Photoshop layers allow you to create complex, detailed, and beautiful designs. Whether you would like a basic understanding of Photoshop layers, or a comprehensive understanding, this course, Mastering Layers in Photoshop CC, is perfect for you. First, you'll discover how to create and modify layers at the most basic level, including blend modes and different styles. Next, you'll move onto more advanced topics such as masks, adjustment layers, and smart object layers. Finally, you'll create a poster while utilizing much of what you learned about layers. By the end of this course, you'll have a gorgeous poster design as well as a deep knowledge of layers in Photoshop that will help you create your own great designs in the future.

About the author
About the author

Gary Simon has worked exclusively as a freelance designer and design instructor for over 15 years.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone, my name is Gary Simon, and welcome to my course, Mastering Layers in Photoshop CC. Now I've been a freelance designer for the last 15 years, and I've worked with countless clients on a wide variety of projects. Now Adobe has spent over two decades adding feature upon feature to Photoshop, and many of these features have been focused on layers. Layers are the central hub from which a composition is organized. This course is going to provide you with both a beginner's and expert's level understanding of how to best utilize layers within Photoshop CC. Now some of the major topics that we will cover include creating and modifying layers, understanding layer styles in blend modes, using smart object in adjustment layers, as well as understanding advanced blending and blend-if conditionals. By the end of this course, you will have a solid understanding of how to best utilize layers in Photoshop CC. I hope you'll join me on this journey to Mastering Layers in Photoshop CC at Pluralsight.