Hand-painting an image


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Hand-painting an image

It might seem a little bit silly to paint colors into an image you've converted to black and white, rather than simply keeping the original colors intact. But the effect can actually be quite nice and a lot of fun to create. Allow me to show you what I mean. I'll start off by converting this image to a black and white interpretation. At the bottom the Layers panel I'll click on the Add Adjustment Layer button, and then choose Black and White from the pop-up menu. I'll turn on the On Image Adjustment and then I can click and drag left or right, to darken or lighten specific values in the image based on their original color. So for example, to darken the sky, I can click in the sky and then drag to the left to darken.

I could easily drag to the right as well if I wanted to lightened the sky, but in this case I think I'll darken it up a bit. I can then click on additional areas of the image. For example, the corn field in the background here, I can click a...

Hand-painting an image
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Hand-painting an image provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop Creative Effects Workshop

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