vector/vexel palette

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This is a tutorial for making pallets for vectoring/vexeling so when you use it your layers blend smoothly.


1. Open Photoshop and make a 600x50 document.
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2. Using the gradient tool and make a black to white gradient horizontally across you image
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3. Now we will make the bars. Go to Filter>>Pixelate>>Mosaic. Make the cell size 15. Now you have separate boxes.
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4. Now press Ctrl+u to color your pallet. Make sure colorize is checked and play around with the three levels until you get a nice skin tone, lip tone, ect.
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5. Now you have pallets like these:
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Other-like clothing:
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6. make sure you save this because Iíve been in the middle of a vector/vexel and lost my pallet and I didnít have my colors.

7. When vectoring/vexeling use the eye dropper tool to select your color.
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I hope this has helped people that what even colors when vectoring/vexeling. If you need help pm me or post here.

:biggrin: Kellie

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so helpful! thanks much!

By Missvan722 on Oct 13, 2008 11:32 pm

LOVE IT! this one was a great help!

By LiinaSn0w on Aug 26, 2008 3:44 am


ive just started learning how to vector and this is going to help so much!

By clndstnXcore on Jul 24, 2008 7:09 am

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