Selective Color effects with the Adjustment Brush Photoshop CC


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Selective coloring effects with the Adjustment Brush

Another interesting use of Camera Raw's Adjustment Brush is to achieve a selective color effect. Typically the majority of the image appears as grayscale, and only the primary subject remains in color. This is another way to really focus the viewer's attention on the subject. So let's open up this plant image in Camera Raw using Cmd+R or Ctrl+R. There are two primary ways that you can achieve this effect. The first way would be to select the Adjustment Brush or tap the K key on the keyboard. Then we're going to fill this brush with a negative saturation.

If you've got other settings here in the brush, go ahead and click on the minus next to saturation that will reset all of the other sliders, and then move the saturation slider down to negative 100. Let's take a look at our brush options as well. The brush size is fine, the feather's good and the flow's good. I do want to turn on the option for Auto Mask. What that will do is it will tell Cam...

Selective coloring effects with the Adjustment Brush
Video duration: 5m 56s 14h 58m Beginner Updated Oct 06, 2014

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Selective coloring effects with the Adjustment Brush provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Julieanne Kost as part of the Photoshop CC Essential Training

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