whispered_liess (whispered_liess) wrote in icon_tutorial,

Going from this:  To this: 
Program: Photoshop CS4
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
Transatable: Should be. :)
Steps: Seven.

First gather your picture, and then prepare your base however you wish.


1. Layer > Color Fill Layer > #FFFFFF and set to Soft Light 100%.


2. Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Curves

Input: 115
Output: 99


3. Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Curves

Input: 111
Output: 121

4. Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Color Balance

M: -9, -22, 19
S: +10, +15, -10
H: +1, -12, -6

5. Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Brightness/Contrast

B: -16
C: -7


6. Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Curves

Input: 122
Output: 127

7. Merge all layers and you're done! Sharpen if needed.

Other Examples:


Tags: colouring: colour balance, colouring: curves, program: photoshop, tutorial: colouring

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