How to Use the "Fill Opacity Eight" Function in Photoshop


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The "Fill Opacity Eight"

Now the primary purpose of the Fill value is exactly what I showed you in the previous exercise that is it allows you to modify the opacity of the layer itself independently of layer effects and other specialized layer functions. However, out of the 27 common blend modes, eight of them are affected differently by the Fill value than they are by the Opacity value and frankly, between you and me, they are better affected by fill and I call these the Fill Opacity Eight. Now I haven't demonstrated how these modes work yet, however, when we get to our specific blend mode discussions in subsequent chapters, it will be important that you're familiar with this information.

So, the Fill Opacity Eight include inside the Darken group, both Color Burn and Linear Burn. Inside the Lighten group, we have Color Dodge and Linear Dodge (Add) that's actually the name of the blend mode. In the Contrast group, we've got three of them; we've got Vivid Light, Linear Light and Hard Mix and th...

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 Masking and Compositing: Advanced Blending

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