Vicky (noeticquality) wrote in icon_tutorial,
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Program: Photoshop CS3 Extended
Steps: 7
Difficutlty (1-10): 5
 

1. Open your base, crop to 100 x 100 Pixels.

2. Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Curves
RGB
Output: 58
Input: 48

Output: 125
Input: 128

Output: 236
Input: 225

Set this Layer to Soflight 50% Opacity.

3. Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Channel Mixer
RED
+93
+2
+1
0

GREEN
-7
+102
-1
0

BLUE
-4
+2
+94
0

4. Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Selective Colour
REDS
-54
0
+30
0

YELLOWS
+12
+15
+25
0

WHITES
+27
-19
-18
-21

NEUTRALS
+5
+2
+2
0

5. Create a new Fill Layer, Flood with #100002 and Set to Exculsion 100% Opacity.

6. Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Colour Balance
SHADOWS
+7
+5
+11

MIDTONES
+7
+5
-9

HIGHLIGHTS
-4
-11
+3

7. Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Selective Colour
REDS
-10
+13
-13
0

YELLOWS
0
-6
+38
0

WHITES
+36
-44
-46
-33

NEUTRALS
+7
0
0
+7

Done, lets see what you got.
Beaware this coloruing won't work on every image.
If your image comes out with a high contrast then just remove the Curves layer, or lower the Opacity of tht layer.
 


Please post all comments and questions here, makes my life a whole lot easier! 

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