Layers in Photoshop

Mustang Diaries Archive on April 2, 2009, 15:51

Awhile back I had someone ask me to show them how I make the opaque layers that you see in some of my photos (specifically, the header on the mustang forum.) Since I just learned a new technique from Darling yesterday, I thought it was a good time to create a new header, and I might as well post the how to for those of you who may be interested in trying your hand at it.

I started with a new, blank page. Then I created stripes. They're difficult to see in the header above since I covered them with the photo, but you can play with different shades and colors.

Start by selecting