Compose an ice-cave landscape
Master the Photoshop layers and discover new techniques to create amazing effects
Put together an adventure-filled ice cave, full of prehistoric mysteries
If you think layers are made to pile an image on top of each other, it is time to think again. Layers are the most basic and yet a powerful feature in Photoshop. Without them it would be difficult to achieve anything in Photoshop. In this tutorial, you’ll master layers on every level. You’ll learn how to blend images and to control the level of transparency of a layer using Layer Masks, plus how to make tonal corrections and other adjustments utilising Adjustment Layers.
Finally, you will learn how to create fantastic effects using Layer Styles. As you can see, layers are more complex than you think. When you understand how layers works, the results are nothing less than an epic composition like the one you are about to create. Other techniques covered in this tutorial are Smart Objects, the Puppet
Warp to quickly alter the shape of an image, and the Camera Raw Filter. So, roll up your sleeves and start creating now.