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  • Layers allow you to control and separate individual elements of your design.
  • Layers are digital transparent sheets on top of each other like a stack of paper.
  • Create, move and lock layers and sublayers.
  • Use a Template Layer for tracing.
  • Isolate an object on a layer.


Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.

  • Intro 0:00
  • Layers Overview 0:10
  • Layers Panel 1:05
    • Layers Panel
    • Layer Options
  • Working With Layers 4:04
    • Isolate Layer
    • Create Layer
    • Select Layer
    • Delete Layer
    • Select Objects
    • Edit Layers
  • Template Layer 13:21
    • Template Layer
  • Practice Assignment 15:14