The Essentials of Working with Layers in Photoshop Elements 9
Using layers in Photoshop Elements provides flexibility, allowing you to edit parts of an image without affecting the rest of the image. If you learn the essentials of working with layers in Photoshop Elements, you’ll become much more productive as you work with composite images.
Besides the commands on the Layers panel in Photoshop Elements, you have two layer menus — the Layer menu and the Select menu, both of which you can find on the main menu bar at the top of the application [more…]
Photoshop Elements offers five kinds of layers: image, adjustment, fill, shape, and type. You’ll probably spend most of your time creating image layers, but just so that you’re familiar with all types, [more…]
In Photoshop Elements, you may need to flatten your images or merge layers. Flattening an image combines all visible layers into a background, including type, shape, fill, and adjustment layers. [more…]