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Three or more layers


Embossing effects

Simple embossing effects can be achieved by using several offset layers.
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Figure 1. Using five layers embossing effects can be created.
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Figure 2. Using three layers blind embossing effects can be created.
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Figure 3. Changing offsets can simulate a change in light source position or depth of embossing.
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Figure 4. Using three layers to create another embossing efect.


Other multilayer effects

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Figure 5. Using five layers to create a graduated shadow effect.
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Figure 6. Using five layers to create an outline effect.
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Figure 7. By changing the colors but leaving the margin values intact a different effect can be achieved.
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Figure 8. Using four layers to create a spooky glowing text effect.
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Figure 9. Using seven layers to create an artistic effect.
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Figure 10. Using nine layers to create an odd effect.
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Figure 11. Using six layers to create a chilly effect.
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Figure 12. Using eleven layers to create another bizarre effect.
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Figure 13. four layer offset nonsense.
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Figure 14. six layers.


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