Blending Modes Old Visitor we are continuing on with exploring Photoshop Basics. What are Blending Modes? What do they do? Remember, don't just follow along with Cap. Think about what you are doing. It will pay off in the long run when you are working on larger design projects in Photoshop. Download starter file. Optional: Everything You Wanted to Know About Blending Modes Visitor . . . Blending Modes ... simple, but powerful.