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Photoshop Tip: Colour coordinated layers

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Tips & Tutorials, by Mark White
November 8, 2012

Layer colouring – one of those things that if you do enough times it becomes second nature

Shatter effect layers

Colour coordinate layers in Photoshop according to their type, which helps in busy compositions such as this.

The way we like to use this feature is by giving all adjustment layers one colour such as yellow, Groups set as red and any hidden layers not in use set as grey.

Learn to create this shattered cherry effect in the next issue of Photoshop Creative! Out on 15 November, and available from Imagine Shop and