In this tutorial I will show you how the Selective Color adjustment layer works and explain why beginners get confused when usign this and the Color Balance adjustment layer. I will also show you how you can use the Hue Saturation adjustment layer to more effectively make selective color changes.
Another more detailed tut about Hue/Saturation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vqSaydpUrgU
Photo used in this tutorial: http://sp.depositphotos.com/3465318/stock-photo-Beauty-in-a-red-dress.html?id=3465318
This is a beginner level tutorial that will show you how to work with the Hue/Saturation adjustment layer and how to make selective color changes.
You will learn the interface and how to control the layer mask density and feather.
More beginner videos: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL236FDF187D1CEB85
In this episode of Photoshop for beginners I will show you how all the benefits of working with adjustment layers and how to use clipping masks. This applies to all Photoshop versions.
In Part 1 I already shown you a few examples of finished manipulations so that you can see how colors were used. After you have the background and the main elements ready, you will have to decide which colors you want to use on your manipulation.
Adjustments are used to change the colors and contrast of your image. In this tutorial I will show you the benefits of using adjustment layers and show you a few of the most common ones like Hue/Saturation, Color Balance or Levels and Curves.
Adjustment layers are one of the most important features for me when it comes to photo manipulations. I use them a lot because it’s a non destructing way of working and it allows me, once the artwork is finished, to make adjustments and make it all look the way I want.
In this tutorial you will see how making use of Fill Layers, Gradient Maps and Photo Filters you can create any ambient light and color that you want.