The "Fill Opacity Eight"


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The "Fill Opacity Eight"

In this exercise I'm going to introduce you to the mysterious topic of the Fill Opacity 8. Basically, there are 8 blend modes that are affected differently by Fill Opacity than by the opacity value. I'm not sure why it works, I don't know what the underlying math is like, but I do know it's the case and it's actually a boon, because Fill Opacity works great with these eight blend modes as you're about to discover. First of all let me remind you what Fill Opacity is. So I have opened the original version of the Paper pushers image.

It doesn't contain the lightbulb, but that's okay because I'm not working for that client anymore. But I'm going to change wrestlers layer to let's say just Multiply for the sake of demonstration right now. So I'll press Shift+Alt+M or Shift+Option+M on the Mac for that wrestlers layer. Then I'm going to twirl open the text elements group and you'll see that there are two layers here called border and Work...

The "Fill Opacity Eight"
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The "Fill Opacity Eight" provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Mastery

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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