Blend white type, Darken shadows Photoshop Masking


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Blending white type, darkening shadows

In this exercise I'll show you a great way to create interaction between white text and the composition using Linear Dodge. We'll also correct the luminance levels for the entire composition, using Multiply. Notice here in the Layers panel that I have this layer called Text. It's actually a text layer that I converted to vector shapes. I'm going to go ahead and click on that layer to make it active. Now whenever you're working with white type, it really doesn't matter whether you have the Normal mode selected or one of the Lighten modes. Notice, if I switch from Normal to say Screen, the text looks exactly the same as it ever did, because you can't brighten beyond white inside of Photoshop.

So if it was already white in the first place, it's going to stay white, subject to any of the lighten modes. There is an exception however, if you work with the Fill Opacity value. So let's say I press the Escape key in order to deactivate the Blend Mode here on t...

Blending white type, darkening shadows
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Blending white type, darkening shadows provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Advanced Blending

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Design
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