Published on 07-13-2012 10:09 AM
Blending Modes in Photoshop and Elements determine the way two layers combine with one another. Understanding the modes opens a wide range of creative possibility for your digital projects.
To use a blending mode with a mask (or mat or block) you will begin by opening a new document. Open and drag a background paper onto the document. Next, open and drag a mask onto the document, then repeat with a photo.