Screen and the lighten modes Photoshop CS6


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Screen and the lighten modes

In this movie, I'll demonstrate the third group of blend modes. These are the lighten modes, shown in red inside this slide, and every one of them uses the active layer to brighten the contents of the layers below, which is why these are also known as the glow modes. Every single color on the active layer, even very dark colors, ends up darkening the colors in the background, with the exception of one color: black. If the active layer contains black pixels, those pixels become transparent. Also worth noting is that there is a symmetry associated with the lighten modes, vis-à-vis the darken modes.

So in other words, every single one of the lighten modes is an opposite of the darken mode, and in the same order. So Lighten is the opposite of Darken, Screen is the wonderful opposite of Multiply, Color Dodge and Linear Dodge are the opposites of Color Burn and Linear Burn, and Lighter Color is just as worthless as Darker Color. So I'm going to switch to my composition ...

Screen and the lighten modes
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Screen and the lighten modes provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS6 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design
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Photoshop Camera Raw
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