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Layer Basics in Adobe Photoshop CC (2015 release)

Chapter Description

In Photoshop, you can isolate different parts of an image on layers. Each layer can then be edited as discrete artwork, giving you tremendous flexibility as you compose and revise an image. This excerpt from Adobe Photoshop CC Classroom in a Book (2015 release) shows you how.

Review questions

  1. What is the advantage of using layers?
  2. When you create a new layer, where does it appear in the Layers panel stack?
  3. How can you make artwork on one layer appear in front of artwork on another layer?
  4. How can you apply a layer style?
  5. When you’ve completed your artwork, what can you do to minimize the file size without changing the quality or dimensions?
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