Sure, we all use the Multiply, Overlay, Soft Light and maybe even Hard Light blend modes all the time. Here’s an example of how one of the lesser used blend modes can save you masking time.
Archive | March, 2011
A Before and After quick view of a Camellia image with texture and filters for a painterly effect. See the tutorial for a more detailed step by step.
Fairly advanced Photoshop tutorial showing step by step details to create this painterly Camellia image. The image uses a texture and 3 filters, 2 Topaz Labs filters and the Pixel Bender Oil Paint filter. Also uses layer adjustments, clipping masks, and layer masks.
Floral textured image by Anna Louise using French Kiss Textures. Anna explains how the photograph was made as well as which textures she used and the blend modes and opacities.
Sometimes, just a little kiss of texture is all that’s needed to finish a photograph. See how I’ve used two textures to give a textured edge burn to this image.
From France with love. Textures made from the aged walls, books, fabrics and papers of France. A new name and new site for my textures! Still a lot to do to get functional, but I’m very excited.
Learn to be a Layer Ninja with Matt Kloskowski’s book, Layers: The Complete Guide to Photoshop’s Most Powerful Feature (2nd Edition).