Apply a wild curve Photoshop


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Applying a wild curve

The curves adjustment is one of the most powerful adjustments for applying tonal and color adjustments to your images. But curves also has a bit of a wild side, let's take a look at how we can use curves to apply a creative effect to your image. I'll start off by adding a Curves Adjustment layer. So at the bottom of the Layers panel I'll click on the add Adjustment Layer button. The half black, half white circle icon and then I'll choose curves from the pop up menu that appears. That will add a Curves Adjustment layer on the Layers panel and also provide me with the curves controls on the Properties panel. Now normally, a curve is literally a curve.

We can drag anchor points on the curve in order to change the shape of that curve, and that affects how the overall total and color values are shifted in the image. But for a wild, creative effect, we can be not so subtle. And that means not using anchor points to bend the curve, but rather, using the Pencil tool...

Applying a wild curve
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Applying a wild curve provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop Creative Effects and Filters

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