The Contrast, Inversion, and HSL modes


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The Contrast, Inversion, and HSL modes

In this exercise, we are going to review the commands in the second half of the Blend mode menu. I'm still working away inside Mishipizheu CS5.ai found inside the 22_transparency folder. All I've done is to meatball the beast layer here inside the layers panel. Hide my edges by pressing Ctrl+H or Command+H and then switch between the various blend modes. Right now we are looking at Color Dodge. We are now going to switch up to the first of the contrast modes, Overlay, and Overlay is Soft Light and Hard Light. I'll do variations on a common theme; basically the idea is you are multiplying the darkest details and screening the lightest details by which I mean you're applying the Multiply mode in order to convert the darkest details inside the selected object to shadows, and then you're applying the Screen mode to the lightest details inside the selected object to convert them to highlights or glows.

So this is the effect of Overlay right there and theoretically, you should ...

The Contrast, Inversion, and HSL modes
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The Contrast, Inversion, and HSL modes provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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