Difference Blending Mode

You are here: Home KelbyOne Article In the April 2021 issue of my column, Photoshop Proving Ground, I talk about Difference blending in Photoshop. It turns out there is a lot of cool stuff you can do with this blending mode, but it’s not at all obvious. The main applications I talk about are alignment,…

PSPG: Mixer Brush Backgrounds

You are here: Home KelbyOne Article Sometimes I enjoy just playing with a tool to see what comes out of it. This time around, I used the Mixer Brush in Photoshop to create some textured backgrounds. These turned out to be much more useful than I had expected! Check out the before/after image to the…

PSPG: Path Blur

You are here: Home KelbyOne Article The March installment of Photoshop Proving Ground shows off some tricks with Path Blur to add dynamic motion to your images. In the dancer image to the right, I also treated the background to some blur love that creates a unique, directional texture, reinforcing the sense of movement. This…