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Photoshop Layers Learning Guide

Learn all about layers in Photoshop with our Photoshop Layers Learning Guide! We've rounded up 10 of our layers tutorials into one convenient list and organized them in the best order to read them, so you can build up your skills one step at a time and get up to speed with Photoshop layers as quickly as possible!

Members will find links to download all of the tutorials in our Learning Guides as print-ready PDFs! Let's get started!

02. Photoshop Layers Panel Essentials

Understanding what layers are is great, but to really take advantage of them, we need to know how to use Photoshop's Layers panel. In this tutorial, we take a whirlwind tour of the Layers panel and learn everything we need to know to get up and running quickly.

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04. The Background Layer In Photoshop

The Background layer is different from other layers in Photoshop. It serves as the background for our documents. And because of that, it has certain rules we need to be aware of. In this fourth tutorial, learn all about the Background layer, why it's different, and how to get around its limitations.

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06. Open Multiple Images As Layers In Photoshop

Photoshop is great for blending and compositing images. But getting those images into the same Photoshop document can be a hassle if you don't know about this one fantastic feature. In this tutorial, learn how to quickly open multiple images and have Photoshop place each image on its own layer within the same document!

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