Screencast 6: 65 Layers tips in 8 minutes

By Mike Berg / August 25th, 2010 / Game Art for Devs / 3 Comments

The latest entry in my iDevBlogADay Photoshop for Devs series, I’ve crammed in as many tips as I could about using layers in Photoshop.

Helping iPhone developers hate using Photoshop a little less with simple tricks that make workflows more efficient. View the rest of the screencasts in the “Photoshop for Devs” series.

  • What am I clicking on? (or: why double-clicking on a layer seems to do something different every time)
  • Create a new layer
  • Move & select layers
  • Transform layers
  • Group layers
  • Duplicate layers
  • Duplicate layer effects
  • Merge layers
  • Fill layers with a colour
  • Lock layers
  • Layer opacity
  • Layer blend modes


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