File > Import > Canvas Image
Imports an image file as
a new image layer or mask layer, on an existing canvas, or on a new
Pro layer information is retained when importing Sketchbook Pro TIFF
Import Image Layer Options
- Layer Type
Imports the image as an image layer.
Imports the image as a mask layer, using the image’s luminance values
as a mask.
Imports the image as a mask layer, using the image’s transparency
(that is, its alpha channel) as a mask.
- Always create New Canvas
If this option is checked
on, the layer is imported into a new canvas created in the active
window. If it is checked off, the import operation behaves as follows:
- If there are picked canvas(es) and/or
construction plane(s), the layer is imported into each picked canvas
or construction plane. (Construction planes are thus converted into
- If nothing is picked, the layer is imported
into the active canvas.
- If there is no active canvas in the active
window, the layer is imported into a new canvas created in the active