Color tinting an image


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Color tinting an image

I am going to make a very color tinted portrait, a very stylized color tinted portrait, inspired in a roundabout way by the cover artwork for Joni Mitchell's album Blue. So this is where I am aiming for. And here is our starting point. Step number one, I need to desaturate the image, and I am going to do this by choosing a Black & White adjustment layer. So we now have a Black & White version of this image. Then I'm going to tint it by clicking on the Tint checkbox and click on the Color Swatch to specify the color of the Tint that I want.

I am going to key in the numbers that I used in the final version, so we can get the same result. And those numbers are 24 Red, 61 Green 135 Blue. The problem I see with the image right now is that the Highlights are too bright. So I am going to add another adjustment layer, a Curves adjustment layer and to give the image most somber tone, I am going to flatten the Highlights.

By coming to my Curve I am going to bring the Highlights of the...

Color tinting an image
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Color tinting an image provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the Photoshop for Designers: Color

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