A video where you’ll learn all you need to know to master Blend Modes in Affinity Photo for macOS or Windows

Blend modes are one of the most misunderstood and thus overlooked features in photo editing app and getting to grips with them is essential if you want to take advantage of all that Affinity Photo has to offer.

In this session you’ll learn how to harness the power of blend modes in a practical way as I guide you through the concepts with plenty of easy to understand examples.

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00:00:00 – Welcome

00:00:24 – Start

00:01:33 – Introduction

00:02:07 – Blend Mode History

00:04:12 – Affinity Photo Blend Modes

00:06:12 – Blend Modes are Equations – Blend Mode Theory

00:14:43 – Blend Modes in Affinity Photo

00:23:00 – Rescuing Over Exposed Images using Blend Modes

00:44:16 – The Maths of the Add Blend Mode

00:48:40 – Creating Contrast in a Skyline with Overlay

00:55:10 – Using Blend Modes Creatively in a Skyline Poster

01:02:28 – Creating a Night Scene Using Blend Modes

01:12:32 – Relighting a Scene Using Blend Modes

01:17:05 – Creating the Orton Effect Using Blend Modes

01:22:00 – Using the Difference Blend Mode as a Utility Blend Mode

01:27:32 – Using the Erase blend Mode

01:31:00 – Applying Blend Modes to Vector Content

01:36:40 – Blend Modes on a Brush

01:40:18 – Wanted PosterUsing Blend Modes

01:57:58 – Recap

02:03:40 – Q&A