Changing the Opacity value


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Changing the Opacity value

In this exercise, I'll show you the simplest way to blend layers inside of Photoshop and then choosing the Opacity value inside the Layers palette. Now if your working along with me, you should have open the skyandstatue.PSD image that's found inside the 15 blend modes folder and you should've gone to the Layer Comps palette and clicked in front of opaque layers. In which case you'll see on screen the Michelangelo carving of Giuliano De'Medici set against the sunset sky image from photographer Sean Lowe.

Alright now I'll go to the Layers palette and for me anyway, the background layer is highlighted by default and perhaps it is for you as well, in which case all of these options at the top of the Layers palette, the Blend Mode setting, the Opacity setting, the Fill setting, all that stuff is going to be dimmed. The reason is that these parametric effects here control the interaction of the active layer with all the layers below it. Now by definition, and there...

Changing the Opacity value
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Changing the Opacity value provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 One-on-One: Beyond the Basics

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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