What are layers? Layers are found in most modern graphics editing programs, including Photoshop. They are the building blocks of any piece of work. Simple pieces may require only a few layers, perhaps even just 1 (though I would advise against it), but more complex pieces can run into 100’s of layers! The...read more
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This is the photograph we are going to be using for this tutorial! The Forest by ~theflickerees-stock 1) Begin by creating a black to white Gradient Map and setting it to Luminosity. This helps brighten the light colours, and deepen the dark colours. 2) Create a Hue/Saturation layer and set Saturation to -50 3) Create...read more
Categories: Photoshop, Tutorials
Gradient Maps are a widely used method of adding colour to an image. They offer deeper colouring and more options than simply changing the hue of an image. What are Gradient Maps? Gradient Maps can provide an attractive method of toning whilst being quick and easy to do. They are editable and flexible...read more
Categories: Photoshop, Tutorials