Blend node

Left Toolbar > 3D icon Compose Nodes > Blend icon Blend

The Blend node blends two images, background and foreground, into a single output image, using a blend function, and a mask input image.

inputs
In Background Background
In Foreground Foreground
InMask Mask

output
In2

Procedure

To Blend two images:

  1. On the left toolbar choose Compose Nodes > Blend. 3D icon > Blend icon

  2. Drag the Blend icon into the Node Graph.

    Blend node

  3. Connect the first input image to the Bg input socket.

  4. Connect the second input image into the Fg input socket.

  5. Connect the third input image into the Mask input socket.

  6. Set the attributes to control the Blend output.

Inputs

Bg
The background image.

Fg
The foreground image.

Mask
The mask image.

Outputs

Img
The composed Image.

Attributes Panel

Blend_Attributes

Mode
Sets the blending mode:
normal:
multiply:
divide:
screen:
overlay:
dodge:
burn:
high light:
soft light:
grain extract:
grain merge:
difference:
addition:
subtraction:
darken only:
lighten only:

Opacity
The opacity of the foreground image in the blend process.

Color
If a background image is not connected to the node, this color is used as background.
If a foreground image is not connected to the node, this color is used as foreground.