You will be able apply a Blend Mode to a layers on a picture.
You will be able to identify the different Blend Modes available to new layers.
Read: You should be reading Chapter 6 in your book and doing the assinments at the end of the chapter.
Watch: Blending example video
Read: Blendmodes description by Adobe
Watch: Photoshop Ad Color video (Camera Raw)
Post: Lion King assignment using the tools mentioned above and post on Canvas under the Assignments - Lion King
Remember: PSD (keep all the layers) can be any size but JPG has to be under 100K!
3 Major Blend Modes: Screen Multiply Overlay (Demo Graphic)
Screen: Ignores Black & makes things Lighter
Multiply: Ignores White & makes things Darker
Overlay: Increases Contrast by ignoring Gray
Navigating Blend Modes: Move Tool V and Shift + or Shift -
Camera Raw is great for making quick adjustments and rough changes (not as granular or precise as Photoshop). Lightweight and flexible way to edit your files. Lynda.com has a YouTube video that explains the difference.
Ruler, Camera Raw, Digital Raw, Levels & Curves