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04 January 2009 @ 01:01 am
tutorial 4  
Program: Photoshop CS3 Extended
Involves: Selective Coloring, Levels, Color Fill Layers, Channel Mixer, Curves
Level: Easy
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step 1. Make a new Curves layer
point 1: Output=56 Input=71
point 2: Output=120 Input=112

step 2. Make a new Channel Mixer layer

red: 110,-8,-10
green: -7,107,0
blue: -5,0,108

step 3. Make a new Color Fill layer and fill it with 760606 and set it to Softlight 12%

step 4. Make a new Levels layer

RGB: Input: 10,1.20,255
Output: 0,255

step 5. Make a new Selective Color layer(experiment with it because not all images are the same)

reds: -33,0,19,0
yellows: 100,6,-38,-15
cyans: 52,78,100,57
whites: 62,-39,28,13
neutrals: 20,5,7,0

step 6. Make a new Color Fill layer and fill it with c6c6c6 and set it to Multiply 10%

step 7. Make a new Color Fill layer and fill it with e0a3be and set it to Multiply 20%

Note: If the image turns out to be dark, duplicate your base and set it too screen. Pick the opacity that best fits your icon.

PSD: http://www.sendspace.com/file/cxorki
I'd love to see your results.
Shari || xiahri ; you've always been my lifeilovessyou on January 4th, 2009 09:56 am (UTC)
i like the coloring. will try it soon :D
Dr. Sexy xDmakarosh on January 4th, 2009 10:18 am (UTC)
it's very beautiful.) thank you so much ^^
❝ dee deeya ☮ ❞asuddenflame on January 4th, 2009 12:15 pm (UTC)
took the psd!thanks :]
global_lady on January 4th, 2009 12:31 pm (UTC)
took the psd....

amazing tut.....
colour_mepurple on January 4th, 2009 02:50 pm (UTC)
This is lovely and not too fancy. I may try it. Snagging the PSD. =]
shalowatershalowater on January 4th, 2009 06:53 pm (UTC)
snagged the PSD thanks
kierasummerstar18 on January 4th, 2009 07:10 pm (UTC)
snagged the .psd to fiddle with, thanks!
Marinaequalize on January 6th, 2009 03:46 am (UTC)
such a great coloring! snagged the psd and will try it soon, thanks! :D
Valerie: Economy Crisis?rubus_phoenic on January 7th, 2009 04:09 pm (UTC)
Tried the colouring and I love it. Thanks for sharing.
etern_ailes: Morganetern_ailes on January 26th, 2009 05:53 pm (UTC)
Beautiful ! Adding to mems. Thank you for sharing =D
coffeemuha on May 4th, 2009 01:29 pm (UTC)
niceee :))