If you have spent any time in a desktop or mobile digital imaging application, you will be familiar with the concept of layers and how important they can be. Layers allow you to separate an image into different levels that can be organized, composited, and combined in different ways.
When creating artwork from scratch it can be difficult to gauge the best way to use layers, particularly when some of the iPhone and iPad apps limit you to only a couple of layers per image. So here are a few tips for better layer management.
Kyle Lambert is a digital artist based in the UK.