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How To Blend Transparency In Photoshop

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Blend modes let you vary how the colors of objects blend with the colors of underlying objects. Using a transparent blend mode creates various special effects.

Ronak Pipaliya

July 1, 2022

People are becoming attracted to realistic images or 3D images that give a realistic feel. And Photoshop is one of the tools for it. 

Layers are one of the features on which Photoshop works. And usually, Photoshop workflows involve multiple layers. Therefore, you should know how these layers can blend. 

In this blog, you will learn the complete process of blending or how a blend mode works.

Choose A Transparent Material With Blend Modes(Glass Effect)

 

 

Ctrl + N New document.

Take image for glass effect.

Multiply by blending mode with background.

Copy layer two-three time.

Remove white background by magic wand tool.

 

 

First take a background image and glass material image which you want to give glass effect.

Use Blending Modes Of Transport: To use Blending mode in Layer, you need to create a document with at least two layers. In the Photoshop layer panel, an option will appear on top of it called Blend Modes. Click on the drop-down menu to see all the blend modes. Select one of the modes to see the result in your image.

 

 

Go to Blend modes and select multiply blend. Then copy the layer two to three times(Ctrl + J). Then the image will look like this.

In blend mode many options are available by multiplying option image will multiply the background. If the white shade color multiplies with other colors so there does not bigger change in that color, but if the black color will multiply then the black color of the image will stay there.

 

 

Give the screen modes from the blending mode to the first layer of glass. Then your image will look like this.

Another mode is screen mode, it will screen the image on the background layer and gives the effect like shown above, you can see the difference between this all blend mode option working in photoshop.

 

 

Then right-click on the layer and click on the blending option, then a dialog box will open. Click on the blending option.

 

 

Move the slider from left to right, as dark areas can go away.

Here in blending mode option adjustment panel will show option by that you can adjust the white and black shade of your image part.

In a different background color shade, it's different for changing lightness or anything else you can change with the adjustment panel.

 

 

Hold Alt button of the keyboard then click mouse's right button, whenever you click the portion will be separated in two adjustment layer. By these two separated portion, you can adjust black & white contrast to show Glass Effect. Then the image will look like this.

 

 

To remove White background select the magic wand tool then set tolerance around (2-4). Then, by right click on the white Potion If the matching color of white is leaving then hold shift on the keyboard.

Click where the portion is leaving. Then ctrl + shift + I, and click layer masking tools to remove white background.

Here we set tolerance (2-4) cause our image is very clean if there is a shade difference in that so you should set tolerance like that.

 

 

You can adjust the opacity of that layer which you created to give a real glass effect.

By changing the opacity lightest effect which falls on the glass material it can be changed so set the opacity to give perfect glass effect.

 

 

By using this blog you can create this glass effect, here you can take any image which you want to give a glass effect by this blog you can create easily a glass effect.

 

Conclusion:

This blog has given you some insights into how the transparent blend mode works in Photoshop. 

Once you understand the process, you will be able to use it differently for various photography, graphic designs, or whatever project you are working on. 

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Ronak Pipaliya

Project Manager at Vasundhara Infotech, a leading software development company. His great planning and execution qualities led to several successful projects.

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