How to Use Blend Modes

How to Use Blend Modes

By Suzanne Smith

You may have heard the term “blend modes” or seen this option in the PaintShop Pro Layers palette and wondered what it means. Blend modes allow you to create interesting effects by changing the way the pixels on one layer blend with pixels on underlying layers. In this tutorial, we’ll explore the various types of blend modes, how they work, and when and why you would use them.

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