Photoshop tutorial: Make a realistic crystal ball in Photoshop


A little-known but useful command for grouping together related elements in a single layer is Merge Visible. Turn off the visibility of all the layers you don’t want to be visible in your new layer, and hit Cmd/ Ctrl+Alt/Opt+Shift+E. Everything that has been left visible will be flattened into a single layer stack.

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