Mastering Layers: Advanced Techniques

Watch Mastering Layers: Advanced Techniques

Become more effective using layers in Photoshop! Join Dave Cross as he builds on his previous class to teach you more advanced ways to leverage the power of layers. In this class you’ll learn how to use shape-based masks, vector masks, layer comps, advanced layer blending options, powerful ways to use smart objects, and much more. Dave wraps up the class sharing some of his favorite keyboard shortcuts for working with layers that you can implement in your workflow right away. watch trailer | watch course

Lesson 1 : Locking and Filtering Layers
Lesson 2 : Shape-Based Masks
Lesson 3 : Layer Masks and Vector Masks
Lesson 4 : Layer Comps
Lesson 5 : Knockout
Lesson 6 : Blend If
Lesson 7 : Smart Objects: Basics
Lesson 8 : Smart Objects: Raw Photos
Lesson 9 : Smart Objects: Templates
Lesson 10 : Smart Objects: Smart Filters
Lesson 11 : Retouching Techniques
Lesson 12 : Keyboard Shortcuts for Layers
Lesson 13 : Closing Thoughts

Dave Cross | Photoshop Hall of Famer & One of the Original "Photoshop Guys"

Dave Cross

For over 25 years Dave Cross has been helping creative professionals get the most out of their Adobe software. He has a Bachelor of Education, is an Adobe Certified Instructor, and is a Certified Technical Trainer. Dave is known for his engaging style, humor, and ability to make complex topics easy to understand. Dave was inducted into the Photoshop Hall of Fame in 2009.

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