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Vibrant Colouring Tutorial (Made with Photoshop CS2)

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Step One:

Image > Adjustments > Auto Contrast
Image > Adjustments > Auto Colour



Step Two:

Duplicate and set to screen at 100%



Step Three:

Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Hue/Saturation
set saturation +15



Step Four:

Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Curves

RGB - input: 159 output: 162
Red - input: 97 output: 126
Green - input: 124 output: 134
Blue - input: 156 output: 131

set to soft light at 100%



Step Five:

Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Curves

RGB:

first point:
input: 64 output: 52

second point:
input:191 output: 202

Red:

first point:
input: 90 output:29

second point:
input:193 output: 150

Green:

first point:
input: 91 output: 91

second point:
input: 255 output: 231

Blue:

first point:
input: 90 output: 91

second point:
input: 255 output: 191

set to normal at 75%



Step Six:

duplicate and set to soft light at 35%



add text and you're finished



Here are some examples using different colour caps:

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thanks for viewing! :)

If the curves aren't working nicely for you here they are (please right-click and save as):
Curve 1
Curve 2

Screenshots:

Curve 1:

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Curve 2:

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