Darken vs. Darken Color Photoshop Masking


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Darken vs. Darker Color

In this exercise, we'll take a look at the most basic of the Darken modes which are Darken and Darker Color. Now between you and me you are not going to be using these blend modes very often, however I do want you to understand how they work and I will be showing you a couple of filtering effects that work quite nicely with the Darken mode in the next exercise. I am looking at a file called Darken demo.psd found inside the 04_darken folder and notice below the model layer, we have a trio of background layers that we'll be taking a look at over the course of next few exercises.

We'll start things off by merging the model with this water layer in the background. All of these images by the way hail from the Fotolia Image Library about which you can learn more and get a discount at fotolia.com/deke. I am going to go ahead and turn that model layer back on, click on the Blend Mode pop-up menu and then choose Darken. Now this blend mode is extremely simple. Here's what it does. I ...

Darken vs. Darker Color
Video duration: 4m 25s 4h 3m Intermediate

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Darken vs. Darker Color 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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