Blending Modes

Blending modes are a little difficult to explain. Basically, when one layer is above the other, the computer uses a bit of programming to decide how the combination of both layers will look.

Blending modes can not just apply to Layers, but also to individual strokes.


These are the blending modes that have been ticked as favorites, defaulting these are:

Hotkeys associated with Blending modes

Defaultly the following hotkeys are associated with blending modes used for painting. Note: these shortcuts do not change the blending mode of the current layer.

You first need to use modifiers Alt + Shift, then use the following hotkey to have the associated blending mode:

Modes de mélange disponibles

Voir aussi

Basic blending modes:

Grain Extract/Grain Merge:

For most of Krita's mystery blendingmodes: