I have run into a problem when working on a project, whenever I overlay a stroke it either darkens or lightens, (doesn't color properly) sometimes even changes the original color.

Its almost like the dodge/burn tool is going over it. How do I fix this?

Example of what I'm talking about

  • Are you working with layers that have different opacities?
    – AndrewH
    Commented Sep 9, 2016 at 20:32
  • No, I have this all on one layer.
    – Pai
    Commented Sep 9, 2016 at 20:34
  • Are you using a brush with a lowered opacity or fill?
    – AndrewH
    Commented Sep 9, 2016 at 20:37
  • No I am not, I have everything set like usual.
    – Pai
    Commented Sep 9, 2016 at 20:41
  • Is your brush tool set to Multiply or some blending mode in the top panel?
    – johnp
    Commented Sep 9, 2016 at 21:16

1 Answer 1


Set your brush mode to Normal.

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