Intro to Photoshop Blend Modes
Quick Tip from Full Tutorial:
Using Blend Modes to Remove a White Or Black Background.
Blend modes are great for adding Overlays to a composite. If you have a layer with a white background use multiply mode: black will be opaque and white will be transparent. If you have a layer with a black background use screen mode: white will be opaque and black will be transparent.
Here you can see the effect of this simple procedure:
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In this tutorial Andrei shows the basics of Photoshop blend modes. He covers how the modes are organized and how they interact with light and dark pixels. The tutorial also covers ways to quickly select the mode you want with a variety of keyboard combinations.
This tutorial contains both a written and video component.
What you’ll learn:
- How blend modes work.
- Keyboard shortcuts.
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