Blend modes sometimes lost when pasted to Photoshop

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Mar 08, 2022 Mar 08, 2022

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Hi, I've been drawing more or less the same way in Illustrator for the last 15 or so years. I need help with understanding why my blend modes have stopped transferring to photoshop (sometimes). Here is an example. This drawing has 20% gray with the blend mode "Multiply" as shadows.

 

In past, I've always done all my drawing in Illustrator and then pasted the final version into PS to size for the assignment. I've never had problems with the blend modes appearing correctly in photoshop. Now I'm losing the blend mode in parts of the drawing (confusing to me that some work and some don't). New M1 Pro mac and new versions of both Illustrator and PS for me... hoping this is just a setting? 

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Thanks much for any help

 

AI 26.0.3

PS 23.2.1

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Mar 08, 2022 Mar 08, 2022

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Exactly how do you paste in Photoshop (there are several options)?

Exactly how is the shadow applied (to the object, to the fill, to a group or layer)?

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Mar 08, 2022 Mar 08, 2022

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To paste I simply select the entire drawing in Illustrator, and hit copy. 

Then paste into a PS window. 

 

The shadow is drawn, and then I set the blend mode to Mulitply. So I guess "to the object" or "to the fill". 

 

 

 

 

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Mar 08, 2022 Mar 08, 2022

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There are 5 options when pasting in Photoshop. Which button do you click on?

 

Please check the appearance panel in order to find out exactly how the object has been built.

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pixels is the default when I paste so I just use that. 

 

And looking at appearance I don't see anything different between the two objects (one that keeps the proper blend mode, one that doesn't). 

 

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On the right something must be applied to the layer itself.

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