Photoshop CS6 brings exciting and innovative new features which will appeal to all types of users, as well as a modern new look and impressive performance enhancements to benefit everyone. Don't let the "new look" remarks scare you away, though--Photoshop was in much need of an interface makeover, and you will still be able to get around and find the tools you need.
Effects can be added to individual layers in Photoshop that automatically change as a layer is modified. The combination of effects on any given layer is called its Layer Style. I'll teach you how to use and make your own layer styles in this tutorial.
What are Layer Styles?
Layer styles are special effects that can be quickly and easily applied to individual layers in Photoshop to drastically change the appearance of something in very little time. They can be preset, customized, or even saved and used for later.