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Tutorial - Layers and Blending in Photoshop
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Jacqueline asked if I wouldn't post a tutorial on using layers and blending modes. Glad to do it. Hope you find this helpful and fun. If you have questions, please join the discussion below. I'll answer your questions here where all can benefit. Have a great day, my friends. NOTE: This tutorial used Photoshop CS screenshots and instructions. The new CS2 version is a little different - see the discussion below.

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::Morwyn
09/09/05 12:38 AM GMT
Thanks Nathan.. I think I can make use of this.. Very clear instructions..
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One bead at a time..
KEIFER
09/09/05 2:12 AM GMT
Thanks again Nathan ...( PS CS2 did away with that second column (link/lock together) .. I miss it )
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Stop trying to figure out who's talented and who's not, and just take a shot at it, okay? Do some art. Tell anybody who asks that I said it was all right. ---Emma Bull
::nmsmith
09/09/05 3:01 AM GMT
Yeah, Keith. However, they did something nicer in CS2. Let's say you want to select a bunch of layers in a row (having more than one selected is the same as locking them together in the earlier versions). You click on the first one to select it. You then Shift-Click on the last one, and every layer in between will also be selected. Or you can CTRL-Click on just the ones you want to select (or deselect) if they're not all in a row. I wondered about whether to use the CS2 interface or CS1, then finally decided to go with the earlier version, because I thought more people would probably be using it.
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+mayne
09/09/05 5:54 AM GMT
Very professional looking tute Nathan. Thanks for sharing:-)
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Darryl
+camerahound
09/09/05 6:36 AM GMT
Excellent! Many thanks.
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As I've said many times before, I never repeat myself.
trisbert
09/09/05 1:45 PM GMT
A great and useful tutorial Nathan. I never understood the purpose of layer locks. Thank you.
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There are three colours, Ten digits and seven notes, its what we do with them thatís important. Ruth Ross
DigitalFX
09/09/05 4:10 PM GMT
This is a beautiful Job Natan. I gave it a 10. But It might be smart to edit your posting notes to mention that the Layer's palette has changed with version CS2 and it does work and look somewhat differently from earlier versions.
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-DFX - "Come away with me to a fractal sea where the digital dophins flow."
DigitalFX
09/09/05 4:11 PM GMT
Ooops Keith already noticed that...still an edit will help some folks. I do prefer the new way, but it took a bit of time to get used to it.
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-DFX - "Come away with me to a fractal sea where the digital dophins flow."
::nmsmith
09/09/05 8:47 PM GMT
Made the NOTE in the description. Thanks for the suggestion, Peter.
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::WENPEDER
09/09/05 9:21 PM GMT
Great, tutorial, Nathan! Thanks!
Wen
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::vamoura
09/10/05 4:08 AM GMT
Thx Nate I will put it to good use!:0))!
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Neliana
09/12/05 5:34 AM GMT
Thanks:)
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::nmsmith
09/12/05 1:04 PM GMT
You're welcome!
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+Samatar
09/28/05 1:33 AM GMT
Excellent work on this and the others. Caedes can never have too many good tutorials, that's for sure!
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-Everyone is entitled to my opinion- Visit the new improved rescope.com.au
fantom
10/25/05 10:27 AM GMT
Thanks Nathan for taking the time to think of others
Russell
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.starats
11/16/05 2:55 PM GMT
thanks Nathan, this tutorial is really helpful to me
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The world in its most naive form is most beautiful...
.oberon32
02/06/06 2:59 PM GMT
Nice layout, I learnt something new. Thanks, Nathan :)
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.nmsmith
02/06/06 3:10 PM GMT
No problem! Glad you found it helpful.
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