Blending textures with Soft Light


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Blending textures with Soft Light

In this chapter we are going to see how we can integrate photographic textures like the one I have here this rust texture into our images using blending modes and while we can't really predict with absolute certainty which blending mode is going to work, we know that certain blending modes are more likely to work than others and the likely candidates are Soft Light, Overlay, Multiply, Screen. We are going to see some examples of working with these blending modes. So to start with, I thought we could re-create this image and let me just break this down for you.

We have this as our starting image to which I've added on a Gradient Overlay to give it a vignetting effect. I have reduced the Saturation just to give it a more nostalgic look, adjusted the Color Balance to shift the colors more to a yellow sort of faded look, and then I'm working in this rust texture, the one that we saw before and I'm blending it in using a combination of the Blend mode Soft Light and the layer ma...

Blending textures with Soft Light
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Blending textures with Soft Light provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the Photoshop for Designers: Textures

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