Layers Dialog / Layer Blending Modes / Traditional Blend Modes

18.3.1.7 - Multiply

This mode multiplies the content of the higher layer against the lower layers.

The channels are treated as a value of 0 where they are zero; .5 where they are 32768, and 1 where they are 65535. The result is unchanged where the upper layer is white; half intensity where the upper layer channels are all 32768 (.5), and black where the upper channels are zero.

One way to think about this is that anything but pure white will make the layer composite darker.

See also: Divide blend mode

Tip: Divide is not the exact opposite of Multiply mode; Divide can double the brightness of a layer, while Multiply can only bring the layer to normal brightness.

Multiply blend mode
Keyboard Navigation
, Previous Page . Next Page t TOC i Index o Operators g Glossary

Valid HTML 4.01 Loose
 

This manual was generated with wtfm
wtfm uses aa_macro and SqLite
wtfm and aa_macro are coded in python 2.7
iToolBox 1.63
Please consider supporting my iToolBox development efforts with a small PayPal donation.


Hey, look:
A box!