Introducing Gradient Map


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Introducing Gradient Map

All right, I'm still working inside Black & white comp.psd. I didn't really do anything to this file. I just kind of played with the Tint value, that's it. So it's up-to-date, if you've skipped the last exercise, no problems, because this is the good exercise anyway. This one is about how you infuse an image with lustrous color, of course false color, but I mean we are trying to achieve a sepia tone for example, so that we get the entire dynamic range available to us when we print our monochrome image. So we are effectively creating what's called a Duo Tone, which is a monochrome image infused with color, and we are going to do that using a Gradient Map adjustment layer. So here is how. We want to go ahead and apply the adjustment layer on top of B&W. If we put it below, then B&W would make it monochrome again, so we won't get any colorization out of it.

So make sure B&W is active, it's the active layer, then click on the left pointing gre...

Introducing Gradient Map
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Introducing Gradient Map provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS4 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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