Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums >

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old May 2, 2006, 6:30 PM   #11
Senior Member
Log's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 394


your reply in the selective color forum was outstanding... just thouhgt i would let you know... i have taken up a strong interest in photography and have access to photoshop cs2... any tips, tricks,tuts, or books would be greatly appreciated



Log is offline   Reply With Quote
Old May 15, 2006, 7:54 PM   #12
Junior Member
footfungas's Avatar
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 5

Right on yazzy.
and that technique can be used for all sorts of selective filtering, color changes everything.
You can do it all with Masks.
footfungas is offline   Reply With Quote
Old May 16, 2006, 12:49 AM   #13
Senior Member
kenmck15's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 2,568

Yazzy wrote:
In Photoshop (my preference, been using it since I was in nappies)... the best way to go about this, so you don't stuff up is:

1. DUPLICATE: Open file in PS, "right-click" the current layer and select "duplicate."

2. DESATURATE: Select the duplicated layer, ie. "layer 2" go to the file menu titled "image" then select "desaturate." This will remove all colour from "layer 2" (except black, if you call it a colour).

3. CREATE LAYER MASK: Go to the file menu titled "Layer,"select "Layer mask" and "Reveal All." The layer mask will appear to the right of the thumbnail in your layer palette.

4. ERASE, PAINT or MARQUEE: Using the Eraser tool, Paint Brush tool or Marquee tool (including lasso and magic wand) "erase/paint" or "select and delete" the areas of the image you want coloured.

Note: by using a layer mask, if you stuff up, just swap you colours around from black to white and paint back the area you missed!

If you want to colour areas in on a exsisting B&W image I can step you through this!

yip this is the same way i go about it

Or i use quick mask, depending on situation


kenmck15 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old May 30, 2006, 6:27 PM   #14
TravisG5's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 64

I gave it a try......
TravisG5 is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:53 PM.