How to use behind / clear blending modes

Learn how to use clear and behind blending modes in Photoshop (using brushes) in CC 2018 2017 2015 2014 CS6 CS5 etc

Tutorial steps

behind clear blending mode brushes photoshop how to use
  1. New document with transparent background or use a new layer for the strokes in Photoshop

  2. Goto the custom shape tool and set foreground color to black (say) and apply shape as pixels to transparent background

  3. Change foreground color to orange (for example)

  4. Goto to the brush tool and select a brush and set the blending mode to 'behind'

  5. Apply brush stroke over and around the applied shape

  6. Set the blending mode to clear

  7. Apply over the end of the brush to 'erase' to transparent

 

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