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Opacity Versus Flow & Opacity Versus Fill In Photoshop

DENIS LEMAY, Photographer

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2 Videos (14m)
    • Difference Between Opacity And Flow

    • Difference Between Opacity And Fill


About This Class

While most people starting out with Photoshop tend to utilize Opacity slider and leave Flow untouched, knowing the difference between the two will allow you to select the one that will perform best for a given brush application.

One of the most common questions from Photoshop users, and not just beginners, is "What is the difference between the Opacity and Fill options in the Layers panel?

This is a two part tutorial:

The first "The Difference Between Opacity And Flow" using the brush tool in photoshop.

The second "The Difference Between Opacity And Fill" in the layers panel in photoshop.

Check out my blog: Flow, Opacity, and Fill






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Denis G Lemay was brought up in a little coastal town of Biddeford Maine, served in Vietnam in 1968 in the army corps of engineer, then in 1971 went to school in NY to persue the field of professional photography, and relocated to a little Dutch town of Kutztown Pennsylvania where he owned and operated Rembrandt Studios in two different locations. In 1998 Denis relocated to Wilmington North Carolina where he now owns and operates Ocean View ...

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