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Re: [css-compositing] Additional blend modes

From: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2012 11:30:52 -0700
Message-ID: <CAGN7qDC2cEGdKEK+kaWSx8bLsWsu2aX6COxfpuui5MzDPOvWDA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Michael Mullany <michael@sencha.com>
Cc: public-fx@w3.org
Thanks for doing the leg work!
The current blending spec has support for the most common ones so this
seems reasonable for the first spec.

For level 2 blending, we can add the Photoshop specific blend modes as well
as the filter effects that Lea Verou proposed.

Rik

On Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 1:02 PM, Michael Mullany <michael@sencha.com> wrote:

> If it's helpful here are the statistics from Adobe's photoshop forums on
> the prevalence of questions about blend modes.
>
> Number of results returned from searching on "blend mode": 500 results
>
>
> I then searched on individual filters and counted the real results (vs.
> enumerations of blend modes from bug reports & file dumps etc.)
>
> "linear light" : 38 results
>
> "hard mix": 24
>
> "linear dodge": 22
>
> "linear burn": 15
>
> "vivid light": 12
>
> "pin light": 3
>
>
> From eyeballing the forums, it seems like the most common blend modes
> referenced in real questions are:
>
> 1) Normal
>
> 2) Screen
>
> 3) Multiply
>
> 4) Soft light
>
> 5) Color
>
> (I am not a Photoshop expert, but it seems like you should be able to
> duplicate the Soft Light blend mode with lighting effects, and you can
> duplicate the Color blend mode with a color matrix + multiply)
>
>
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