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Photoshop’s Linear Burn

Photoshop's Linear Burn blending mode results in an effect similar to Multiply Mode, where lighter areas in the blend layer allow the bottom layers to “show through,” but is a...

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Photoshop’s Luminosity Mode

Photoshop says this about the Luminosity Mode: Creates a result color with the hue and saturation of the base color and the luminance of the blend color. This mode creates...

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Blending Modes: Dissolve

Photoshop has what it calls “Blending Modes.” In the Layers palette, these options show up in the drop-down that is usually set to “Normal.” You can also set the blending...

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Copying Layer Styles in Photoshop

I just learned a new trick!! I'll explain my “old way” of doing things first. Let's say you have a layer in Photoshop and apply a Layer Style (drop shadow,...

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Darken and Lighten Blending Modes

Here are two images that I'm going to blend together. I purposefully made them two different colors, and also made sure that the light/dark values were different as well: ...

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Photoshop Tool Basics

I decided to start at the beginning. The very beginning. For those people who just "picked up" a copy of Photoshop and have no idea what to do with it....

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Multiply Mode in Photoshop

Well, the answer actually depends on the value (lightness/darkness) of the red and green used, when you're dealing with Multiply Mode in Photoshop. Let's get to some examples. When you...

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Photoshop’s Linear Light

The Linear Light blending mode is a combination of Linear Burn and Linear Dodge—but similar to Vivid Light, the combination gives slightly different results. I created an example similar to...

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Feel the Color Burn

Again, let's start with the Photoshop description of Color Burn: Color Burn: Looks at the color information in each channel and darkens the base color to reflect the blend color...

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Halftone custom photoshop shape

This tutorial is going to show you a way to create halftone custom adobe Photoshop shapes. These shapes can be used in many design projects like logo design, flyer design...

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Exploiting Filters part 1

Hacking Filters There are literally thousands of Photoshop filters that you can purchase or download for free from the Internet. The filters are designed to cover a varietyof functions, ranging...

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Exploiting Filters part 2

Placing a Lens Flare PreciselyThe Lens Flare filter lets you simulate flares caused by light sources shining directly into the camera lens. You can place the lens flare pretty accurately...

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