Autumn Color Icon Tutorial

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Autumn Color icon tutorial

Note: I use Photoshop CS. I know that this will work in 7, but, I doubt it'll work in any other programs due to the usage of the selective color feature.

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Now, on with the fun!

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1. Grab your base.
2. Duplicate your base and set it to Screen @ 60%
3. Create a new layer, flood fill with FEEED6 and set it to Multiply @ 100%
4. Create another new layer, fill it with 130D31 and set it to Exclusion @ 100%
5. Okay, now, we're going to do some a selective color layer, so go Layer >>New Adjustment Layer Selective Color and here are your settings:

Cyan: -100
Magenta: +29
Yellow: +100
Black: +100

Cyan: -100
Magenta: +53
Yellow: +100
Black: +13

Cyan: 7
Magenta: -3
Yellow: +25
Black: -20

Now, you should have a much more vibrant picture, as compared to the base in the beginning.

6. 'member that base? Duplicate it and drag it up to the top. Set it to Soft Light @100% . A bit more vibrant, eh?

7. Now I added some text/decorations. I created a new layer, and took a white soft edges brush and did that soft white thingie, and then I put some text over it. Voila!

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nice =]

By N4th4li3L on Apr 4, 2008 9:27 pm

thanks i really wanted to know this stuff. but could you maybe make it a little more graphic?? haha took me awhile to understand this.

By ninethedog on Mar 12, 2008 7:55 am

omgomgomg.i'm so going to use that for my fall layout.

By demolished on Aug 7, 2006 5:37 pm

Knew I was forgetting something. Sorry.

By technicolour on Aug 7, 2006 1:02 pm

what's the difference ?i want to see "before" and "after" pix.pleasee ;]

By demolished on Aug 7, 2006 2:53 am

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