idesofapril (idesofapril) wrote,
idesofapril
idesofapril

My first tutorial, yay.

- What a quick update, I know, haha. I couldn't resist.

Here's my first tutorial, it's pretty short. It's meant for Adobe Photoshop 7.0 but I'm sure it is transferable. There will be no curves used, just our friendly layer modes. :)

We'll be going from:
to .


001 Crop your image and all that, then SCREEN it once or twice, depending on the image. I screened mine twice:
to

002 Then use the following gradient and set it to SOFTLIGHT:
to get

003 Then add a new layer and fill it with #3AC3F6 and set the mode to SATURATION - 60%:
to get

004 Add a new layer and fill it with #082A50 and set the mode to EXCLUSION - 70%:
to get

005 Add a new layer and fill it with #E6CC9F and set the mode to MULTIPLY - 30%:
to get

006 New layer, fill it with #59B9D9 and set the mode to COLOUR BURN:
to get

007 This is the last set where you copy your base and set it to SOFTLIGHT.
to get

And there you have it!

Other icons made with this colouring technique:


Please comment if you've found this tutorial helpful and add me :).

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