|Until we know a better way to preserve
Lighting on a single Liquid Ink Layer, here are some steps you
can use to adjust lighting on a Liquid Ink brush stroke or
Ink Layer and preserve the effect when you later
different Surface Lighting setting to another Liquid Ink brush stroke
or Liquid Ink Layer. Since the lighting has to be set prior to
painting, do some testing so you'll have an idea of the results you'll
get before trying this on something you care about.
To apply lighting to a Liquid Ink brush stroke or to a Liquid
Ink Layer, in the Canvas menu, choose Surface Lighting
and set the lighting by moving the small circle on the globe
(the default setting has the light source at the upper left):
a Liquid Ink brush variant and paint.
the Liquid Ink Layer and adjust the depth Amount slider,
then click the OK button. The depth Amount can be adjusted
again as long as the Layer remains a Liquid Ink Layer.
Lighting to another Liquid Ink brush stroke, or to another Liquid
Ink brush stroke on a different Liquid Ink Layer,
the entire image. To preserve the effect on the first brush
stroke, use Ctrl/Command+C to copy it, then in the Edit menu,
choose Paste Into New Image. Images can be
assembled later as
Layers on the final image.
Light Source at Upper Left
Default Surface Lighting
Light Source at Lower Right
Adjusted Surface Lighting