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Program:Paintshop Pro XI

Learn to brighten up dark caps and maintain viberant colors

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This base is from Order of the Phoenix from my personal caps.

1) Duplicate base layer>set top layer to sceen

2)Copy merge and paste a new layer on top and sharpen once

3)Create a new raster layer> flood fill with a dark blue>set to exclusion at 84%

4) Create a new raster layer> flood fill with a light blue> set to burn at 82%

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

Midtones: 17,0,-29
Shadows: 11,0,-15
Highlights: 11,0,-18

6) Go to Layers>New Adjustment Layer>Channel Mixer

Reds: adjust greens to 8
Blues: adjust blues to 94
Leave other settings alone

And you are done!

Tags: program: paint shop pro, resource: screen captures, tutorial: colouring

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