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Newbie question,

Say for example I use drop shadow to create a cool shadow. How do I get this effect on a different layer than the source material. Saw something about alpha channels but what are they and how do they help me here?

Regards

Kevin

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Which effect would you like to use on the other layer?

If your using drop shadow, it's quite easy:

duplicate the layer you want to drop shadow on( :DuplicateLayer: )

go to drop shadow on the lower layer ( yhsjjie-9.png )

settings:

You choose the first 6 settings, the only one you need is the last one,

keep original image-checked

you might need some anti-aliasing:

feather:

viewtopic.php?t=2498

basic anti-alias:

viewtopic.php?f=16&t=22082

anti-alias:

viewtopic.php?t=6567

That's all I could find from the search.

edit:

One for I forgot, feather selection:

viewtopic.php?f=16&t=26238

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