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A node that allows the user to blend an input color with a second input color according to preset modes, similar to what is commonly found in image editing applications.


Color Parameters

Source Color
The input RGB color.
The input color weight.
Blend Color
The second input color.
Blend Weight
The second input color weight.
Blend Mode

The blend mode [1] to use for the respective colors. Users of applications such as GIMP or Adobe® Photoshop® should be familiar with these blend operations. They can take the following values

  • Darken
  • Multiply
  • Color Burn
  • Linear Burn
  • Lighten
  • Screen
  • Color Dodge
  • Linear Dodge
  • Overlay
  • Soft Light
  • Hard Light
  • Vivid Light
  • Linear Light
  • Pin Light
  • Difference
  • Exclusion
  • Subtract
  • Divide
  • Hue
  • Saturation
  • Color
  • Luminosity

See also

Merging and Transformation of Raster Images for Cartoon Animation [Wallace:1981:MTR:965161.806813].

Clamp Output
Checking this checkbox will clamp the output to the [0,1] range.


Output Color
The blended color result.


[1]See this page on blend modes for more information.


[Wal81]Bruce A. Wallace. Merging and transformation of raster images for cartoon animation. SIGGRAPH Comput. Graph., 15(3):253–262, August 1981. URL:, doi:10.1145/965161.806813.