Do you have any dull digital images that need a basic pick-me-up? With just three simple layers, Karen walks you through how to take a gray, flat image and give it a much-needed boost!
Articles tagged with working with layers
If you’ve ever needed help creating a quick page layout for your photos, Dave takes the mystery out of the whole process with a slew of handy layer tips.
In this 2nd Instagram-inspired video, Elizabeth shows you how to recreate one of the most popular filters, “Earlybird.”
In Part 3 of a 3-part series, Matt takes you through how to use the last of the most important blend modes: Overlay and Soft Light.
In Part 2 of a 3-part series, Matt takes you through how to use another one of the most important blend modes: Screen.
In Part 1 of a 3-part series, Matt takes you through how to use one of the most important blend modes: Multiply.
Following up on a recent video, “Working with Multiple Text Layers,” Dave offers up some useful tips for working with layers.
50 of our favorite time-saving tricks to help you speed through everyday tasks like managing layers, styling text, setting up new documents, drawing selections, and more.
Matt’s easy technique lets you add emphasis to key elements inside a photo.
Matt uses the Magic Extractor tool and some quick layers work to create a cool picture frame from a stock photo.
Work on your layer chops and create a cool composite effect with Corey’s technique.
Dave shows a number of ways to get a textured look to text when working with multiple type layers.
Dave shows you a simple technique for creating a retro-looking background for text or a photo.
Mike shows you how to create a great cut-out photo effect, using the skills taught in our Layers 101 article in the May/June issue.
The foundation of Photoshop Elements is the layer, so a good grasp of what they are and how they work is vital for taking that next leap in your Elements education.
Dave shows you how to set up a file that contains elements that can be used on other images without having to recreate it each time.
Lasso tips; making the bounding box disappear; Dodge tool; Camera Raw defaults; adjust layer thumbnail size.
In this project, we’ll combine two images together to change the day into night, then sprinkle it with a dash of nostalgia for a nice afterglow.