There are a number of creative ways you can use transparents and overlays in Photoshop to edit your images. If you’re wondering just what are transparents and overlays, find all the answers with this helpful guide.
Like the name implies, transparents are used to give your image a clear look. They are often used as a gradient, and can be customized to fade away completely or only partially. Here’s how to apply a transparent gradient to your project:
There are many applications where you can use a transparent gradient to add depth and a unique style to your images. If you don’t want a gradient look, you can also create a transparent style using overlays or a transparent background.
Once you’ve practiced creating a transparent gradient, an overlay is a simple way to apply the effect to your entire image. Here are the basic steps to creating an overlay:
Practice your overlays and transparents skills on a range of images from Shutterstock. You’ll be able to add depth, shadows, gradients and other unique characteristics to any image with these simple tools.
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