The power of blend modes


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The power of blend modes

This exercise is an introduction. I'll introduce you to two things actually. First I want to show you the layered composition that we'll be modifying over the course of this chapter and then secondly, I want to give the most rudimentary sense possible of the degree to which you can blend layers using the two Opacity settings and the 20 plus blend modes available to you inside Photoshop. So let's start things off by opening this image right here. It's called skyandstatue.PSD. It's available to you inside the 15 Blend Modes folder that's inside the exercise files folder.

And you should just see one layer on screen right now and that is a sunset sky captured by photographer Sean Lowe In order to see the other layers go ahead and bring up the Layers palette either by clicking on its tab or pressing the F7 key and you can see that there is the background layer, visible by itself, a handful of other layers that are turned off right now. Let's cycle between these lay...

The power of blend modes
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The power of blend modes provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 One-on-One: Beyond the Basics

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Design Photography
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