Loading custom gradients


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Loading custom gradients

In this exercise, I'm going to show you how to load a collection of 14 custom gradients that I've created for you, all of which are conducive to the task of colorizing a black-and-white image using the Gradient Map function. I have gone ahead and saved my changes as Pennies from heaven.psd, an allusion to the fact that we have gone ahead and colorized Big Sky, Montana, using the Copper Gradient that ships along with Photoshop. But I'm going to spoil our fun a little bit by going to the Colorize layer and changing its Blend mode from Color back to Normal, which renders the scene pretty much unidentifiable, because the Copper Gradient isn't designed to work with the Gradient Map function in the first place.

Let's try out some gradients that are. Now, if you have access to the exercise files, then you have this collection of gradients ready and waiting for you. Click the down pointing arrowhead to the right of the Gradient bar, and then click this right pointing arrowhead...

Loading custom gradients
Video duration: 4m 32s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Loading custom gradients provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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