Create a Clipping Group in Photoshop Elements: Overview When you create a clipping group in Photoshop Elements, you make a grouped set of two or more layers. In a clipping group, the content within the bottom layer acts as a mask for the content in the layers above it. The bottom layer will “clip”
Duplicate a Layer in Photoshop Elements: Overview You can quickly duplicate a layer in Photoshop Elements. Doing this then creates another copy of the layer’s content in the same image or within a different image file. You can also duplicate a layer within an image file that has a different pixel resolution. However, doing
Layer Colors in Photoshop Elements – Overview You use layer colors in Photoshop Elements to assign color tags to layers to better organize them. For example, you could color all adjustment layers using the “Red” color, so you can then easily spot adjustment layers in the Layers panel. This lets you organize layers using
Lock Layers in Photoshop Elements: Overview You can fully or partially lock layers in Photoshop Elements to protect their contents. When you fully lock a layer, you protect all its contents from changes. Alternatively, you can apply a partial lock to the transparent pixels in a layer. Doing this then prevents changes only to
The Sponge Tool in Photoshop Elements: Overview You use the Sponge Tool in Photoshop Elements to make subtle changes to the color saturation of an area. To use the Sponge Tool in Photoshop Elements, select that button from the Toolbox and Tool Options Bar. Note that the Sponge Tool shares the same button in the
Remove Color in Photoshop Elements: Overview You can remove color in Photoshop Elements from an image on which you are working. Photoshop Elements gives you the “Remove Color” command to help you remove color from images in Photoshop Elements. This command gives you an easy way to remove color from an image or layer.
Apply Fills in Photoshop Elements: Overview You can apply fills in Photoshop Elements to fill selections and layers you create with colors, gradients and patterns. One of the most common fills is filling the currently selected background or foreground color into a selection. To do this, select the desired background and foreground colors. Then