Creating effective solarizations


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Creating effective solarizations

I'd like to thank my friend Tom Good on Staton Island for showing me this technique. This technique of solarizing the image does not use the solarize filter. The solarize filter, which is part of the stylize group offers no options whatsoever. You get what you are given and you can achieve a much better solarization effect by using adjustment layers A solarized image is one where part, usually about half of the tonal range, is reversed or made negative.

If we wanna compare the result of our custom solarization with applying the Solarize filter, to the same image, we can turn on this layer group here where you can see, I have applied that filter. And that's what it would look like. Rather flat and uninteresting, I think, by comparison. I'm gonna switch now to the starting state of the file. It begins its life as a color image. You can apply Solarization to color images. But I think the effect is more dramatic and overall more pleasing when applied to a monochroma...

Creating effective solarizations
Video duration: 2m 42s 6h 33m Intermediate Updated May 04, 2015

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Creating effective solarizations provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the Photoshop for Designers: Filters

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