Two variations on a single mode Photoshop Masking


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Two variations on a single mode

In this exercise we'll see how Overlay and Hard Light are actually variations on the very same blend mode, it's just a matter of which layer is in front, and I'll show you something you can do with that information as well. We've got this portrait shot on top, and then below that this sort of cave wall in the background. All right, I'm going to go ahead and turn the portrait back on, I should know that both of these images come from a Fotolia Image Library, about what you can learn more at fotolia.com/deke. Now I'm going to go ahead and change the blend mode associated with that portrait layer to Overlay, and that'll create an effect much as if we had somehow projected the image of this woman onto this surface.

So the shadow details on her face are burning into the background, the highlights are brightening the background, and so forth. So it's almost a matter of wrapping one texture around another, as we'll see in subsequent exercises. All right, now I...

Two variations on a single mode
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Two variations on a single mode 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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