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Icon Tutorial One ft. The White Stripes


Program: PSPX2
Steps: 5
Difficulty: 4/10
Includes: Color Balance&Channel Mixer
Suggestions: Use images with low contrast, images that include bright reds and blues will achieve a result like the main example, pink results in a subtler effect
Translatable?: Probably
Examples under the cut: The Dixie Chicks and some random model o.O




Step One: Crop picture to 100x100, sharpen if needed, etc.


Step Two: Duplicate base, Screen 100%
->

Step Three: Go to Layers->New Adjustment Layer->Channel Mixer, Normal 100%
Settings
monochrome:unchecked

Red
125, -12, 4, 0
(125:red, -12:green, 4:blue, 0:constant)

Green
8, 76, 21, 0
(8;red, 76:green, 21:blue, 0:constant)

Blue
-15, 15, 110, 6
(-15:red, 15:green, 110:blue, 6:constant)

->

Step Four: Go to Layers->New Adjustment Layer->Color Balance, Normal 100%
Settings
preserve luminance:checked

Midtones
-100, 0, 65
(-100:cyan-red, 0:magenta-green, 65:yellow-blue)

Shadows
31, 0, 0
(31:cyan-red, 0:magenta-green, 0:yellow-blue)

Highlights
26, 0, 0
(26:cyan-red, 0:magenta-green, 0:yellow-blue)

->

Step Five: Create a New Raster Layer and flood fill it with #43abad, Exclusion 26%
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FINISHED PRODUCT!


Other Examples


And I'd love to see your result(s)<3


Tags: colouring: channel mixer, colouring: colour balance, program: paint shop pro, program: photoshop
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