Blending Modes, Blending Options, & Knockouts in Photoshop

Blending Modes Normal & Dissolve: Normal - Image effected only by opacity Dissolve - Dithered /Jagged Edges - Chops Anti-Aliasing into individual pixels - Smooth Transitions changed into Noisy Transitions for Scattered Spots Darkening Modes: Darken - If pixel in active layer is darker than the pixel directly behind it, then you see that dark … Continue reading Blending Modes, Blending Options, & Knockouts in Photoshop

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Overprint , Knock-Out, Print vs Monitor Blacks – 100K, Registration, Rich, and other Black

In Graphic Design & Desktop Publishing, Overprinting is the process of printing one color over another. Your Background in your publication may be pure black and your graphic may also be pure black, and they both look the exact same on the monitor, but will print completely differently Monitors can only display one color of … Continue reading Overprint , Knock-Out, Print vs Monitor Blacks – 100K, Registration, Rich, and other Black