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1) Start with your base. I got this base from an image I picked up on gettyimages.com. Cropped to 100x100 and sharpened once

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2)Create a new raster layer> flood fill with a light yellow color (#f7efb5)>set to burn 100%

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3)Create a new raster layer>flood fill with a light blue color (#9ab0ea) > set to burn 100%

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4)Go to layers>New Adjustment Layers> Channel Mixer

Red: 116,-19,33
Green:8, 101, -8
Blue:15,46,28

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5)Go to layers>New Adjustment Layers> Color balance

Midtones: 12,8, -24
Shadows:17, 15, 25
Highlights:23,5, -21

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6) Paste this texture on> multiply at 33%

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7)Paste this texture on> screen 100%

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8)Paste this texture on>multiply 100%

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9)Go to base picture> duplicate> drag to top> set to Overlay at 46%

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And you're done! Like I said, pretty easy. Makes a nice icon :D Questions or comments are welcome here or at my icon journal
Tags: program: paint shop pro, tutorial: colouring
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