Working with Layers

Part 1 of 6: An Introduction to Layers

In the first tutorial of this 6-part series on Working with Layers, we explore what layers are, and how you would use them in a variety of photo editing projects.

Part 2 of 6: Background, Raster, Vector and Art Media Layers

This tutorial provides a more in-depth look at the various types of layers in PaintShop Pro: background, raster, vector and art media.

Part 3 of 6: Blend Modes and How They Work

In this tutorial you’ll learn about the various blend modes, what effects they produce, and when you would use them.

Part 4 of 6: The Small but Powerful Tutorial on Layer Opacity

Now that you are familiar with how to use various blend modes, we’ll show you how to adjust the layer opacity to get just the right effect.

Part 5 of 6: How to Use Layers to Create a Collage

In this video we’ll walk you through a simple, hands-on project that will get you familiarized with using layers.

Part 6 of 6: How to Use Layers to Create Dynamic Photos

Learn how to enhance your photo, how to apply different effects, how to use blend modes and how to erase parts of your image.

Quick Search for Layers

This brief tutorial shows you the improvements made to PaintShop Pro layers, which make editing multi-layered images in faster and easier.

Merge Layers Quickly and Easily

Learn how to create a new layer that encompasses all visible layers, and merge all selected layers onto an existing or a new layer.

Webinar: An Introduction to Working with Layers

PaintShop Professional Brad Barton teaches you everything you need to know about layers, from creating and viewing to merging and blending.

Webinar: Working with Layers Part 2

PaintShop Professional Brad Barton shows you how to use advanced layer features, masking techniques and selection tools to create composite images.

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