Part 3 of 6: Blend Modes and How They Work

Part 3 of 6: Blend Modes and How They Work

By Discovery Center Team

This is the third tutorial in our Working with Layers series. You can create interesting effects by using different blend modes to change the way the pixels on one layer blend with pixels on underlying layers. In this tutorial you’ll learn about the various blend modes, what effects they produce, and when you would use them.

In our next tutorial, we’ll give you an overview of layer opacity and how it works with Blend Modes to create the exact look you want.

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  • Lanny Camden Reply

    The tutorials are great. However for a person wanting to lean at 65 years old and fading eyes you need to use a larger cursor with captions and slightly slower or high lighting the item. When bouncing from one to another absorption time is lost trying to remember the last. Anyway that is not to criticize and do enjoy watching them. Best way to learn. Repeat watching. I am still looking for the cut out to place on a background to use on eBay and enhance family photos.

    July 23, 2016 at 12:26 pm

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