Invert and Match Colors


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Invert and Match Colors

In this exercise, I'm going to show you how to invert the colors in a layer and then match those colors to another layer inside your composition. Specifically, we're going to invert the moon and then we're going to match it to the fiery red background. Along the way, we'll take advantage of a couple of color adjustment functions, at least one of which we haven't seen so far. I'm still working inside Road moon & sky. psd, found inside the 08_selections folder. Make sure that the moon layer is selected. Click on it, if it's not. Then to invert the colors, that is to create a kind of photonegative effect where everybody switches to its luminous opposite, that is black becomes white, white becomes black, red becomes cyan, blue becomes yellow and so on.

You go up to the Image menu, you choose Adjustments and you choose Invert, or better yet, you press Ctrl +I or Command+I on the Mac. Now even though that's a static modification, that permanently affects the...

Invert and Match Colors
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Invert and Match Colors provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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