Photoshop tutorial: New layer tricks in Photoshop CS6

Adobe has spruced up Photoshop’s Layers panel, taking in features popular in applications such as After Effects

Intro


Adobe has spruced up Photoshop’s Layers panel, taking in both requests from users and fea-tures popular in applications such as After Effects.

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Step 1

STEP 1

You can now alter the blending mode, fill and opacity of multiple layers at the same time. Simply highlight all the relevant layers before making your changes.

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Step 2

STEP 2

Working on a big file with lots of layers? As in After Effects and Premiere Pro, you can now filter your layers using properties such as effect, attribute, mode or colour label. You can also search for layers by name – simply type the name into the search box at the top of the panel.

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Step 3

STEP 3

The Duplicate Layer shortcut now extends to layer groups. Highlight a group and press Cmd/Ctrl + J to make a copy of it, including all layers within.

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Tigz Rice

STEP 4

Based in London, Tigz is an internationally published photographer and retoucher, specialising in burlesque and cabaret photography. Clients include the London, Paris and Rome Burlesque Festivals, Torture Gardens and the Boom Boom Club.

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