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Inkscape by Bethany Hiitola

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Time for action — using Blend mode

Let's add in a Multiply blend filter to two simple objects as an example:

  1. Open a new document in Inkscape.
  2. Use the Circle/Ellipse tool and create one red circle and one yellow circle, shown as follows:
    Time for action — using Blend mode
  3. Now move the yellow circle so it overlaps the red circle:
    Time for action — using Blend mode
  4. Open the Layers dialog and go to the Blend mode drop-down menu. Select Multiply as follows:
    Time for action — using Blend mode

    The two objects combine as if light were shining through both. The red ...

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