Appendix A. Examples of the Various Blend Modes

Blend Modes are used throughout Aviary's applications to combine two separate layers. Each mode follows a formula for determining how one layer is affected by another. Blend Modes can affect Alphas, brightness values, and hues. Knowing what each Blend Mode does will enable you to create better images and effects. This appendix gives examples of each of the currently available Blend Modes. The chapter is split into Blend Modes used in Phoenix and Raven and the advanced Blend Modes used in Peacock.

Blend Modes for Phoenix and Raven

Phoenix and Raven use the same Blend Modes, and for the most part, those Blend Modes have the same results. To show the results of each Blend Mode, these examples use a simple ...

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