faux-color, high-key effect Photoshop CS6


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Creating a faux-color, high-key effect

In this movie, we're going to take this portrait shot from the Fotolia image library, about which you can learn more at fotolia.com/deke. And we're going to assign it a kind of faux color treatment and add a high key effect as well in order to create this variation on the image. And notice that her hair and sweater as well as her pupils and eyelashes are jet black, meanwhile her face and neck are very light, but none of the highlights are blown, in other words we don't have any flat areas of white inside the image. Now, strictly speaking this is not a duotone and yet we have achieved an image that has a high degree of color homogeneity.

So I am going to switch back to the base image here and I am going to start things off by pressing the Alt key or the Option key on the Mac, then click on the Black/White icon and choose the Black & White command and I'll call this new layer B&W and click OK. And now I'm going to dial in some values. Now I want her f...

Creating a faux-color, high-key effect
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Creating a faux-color, high-key effect provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS6 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design
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Photoshop Camera Raw
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