Create A Sepia Effect


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Creating a sepia effect

In this exercise, I'm going to show you how to achieve a really sophisticated sepia tone effect using a combination of two gradient map layers working together. It's going to give us unprecedented control over the luminance information inside of this image. So I have gone ahead and saved my progress so far as Free woman.psd. I'm going to bring up my Adjustments palette right here by expanding it, just by clicking in this area to the right of the Masks tab. You can also go up to the Window menu and choose the Adjustments command if you like, brings up the whopping big Adjustments palette here inside Photoshop CS4, which gives us access to adjustment layers.

One of those adjustment layers is this guy right there, Gradient Map. And what a Gradient Map allows you to do is assign colors to various luminance levels inside of an image from Black to White, so all the brightness values and you can assign pin-pointed colors using a gradient and it's a great colorization method bec...

Creating a sepia effect
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Creating a sepia effect provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS4 One-on-One: Advanced

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