i use photoshop cs4. there are 3 overlay effects avaliable in photoshop: color, gradient and pattern. the problem: these effects come in strictly fixed order! somebody please tell me, why can't i make transcluent gradient overlay over color overlay using only styles. or multiply pattern and color overlays. or can i?
You can use them at the same time by using different
Good thing to remember is that they stack up in order kinda like if you had layers:
..and no, you cant change the order. What you can do is use different blend modes and opacity levels as mentioned and you will pretty much be able to do the same thing no matter what order they would be in.
Also, in the layers panel if you open up the Effects ( or FX ) and right click one of them and select