Three blending modes you must know


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Three blending modes you must know

The quickest way to understand Blending modes in Photoshop is to actually learn three specific blend modes, like on the Three You Must Know, and the little acronym I use is SMO: Screen, Multiply, and Overlay. So, if we take a look at the Layers panel, again, we see the word Normal. That's the default Blending mode for any particular layer. If you look at the pop-up list, you'll see there is a bunch of different Blend modes here, a pretty long list. I'm going to encourage you. This whole video is about learning what Screen is, what Overlay is, and what Multiply is, so Screen, Multiply, and Overlay, SMO.

Let's quickly run through these three particular Blend modes, and then towards the end you will see why knowing these three really helps you understand the majority of the rest of the Blend modes. Now very quickly, I might mention to you that if you want to learn about every single Blend mode, the Photoshop Essential Training, of course, that you're watching now only is goi...

Three blending modes you must know
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Three blending modes you must know provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop CS5 Essential Training

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