How to Select and Change Any Color in Photoshop
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Manipulating colors in Photoshop can be as much a creative endeavor as it is a necessary professional skill. With over 4 hours of step-by-step instruction, we cover the tools and methodology required to make any color change appear realistic and natural. Whether you’re a product photographer looking to gain an edge on the competition, a fashion photographer that wants their subjects to jump off the page, or a social media guru trying to stay up to date with the current trends (or create your own), this color replacement tutorial can help you get there.
16 Sample Images | 1 Custom Photoshop Brush | 18 Video Tutorials
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The Human Touch
With so much natural variation in color and texture, changing the color of eyes or hair can be a major challenge. We’ll break down how to preserve those details while getting the color results that you want.
Make Products Shine
Does your client have multiple colors of the same product? Impress them by photographing one and creating the others with the magic of Photoshop. Learn to accurately target and replace the color portions of the product and then add and accentuate highlights that will help it look amazing.
There are countless apps and programs that promise to instantly change any colors in an image. Pros will tell you it’s not that easy. We not only show the tools to transform color, but also the techniques involved to ensure that the new colors interact realistically with their surroundings.
Tools of the Trade
Adjustment Layers are the key to making color changes in Photoshop. We’ll cover everything you need to know about Hue/Saturation Adjustment Layers as well as how to use them in tandem with Levels, Curves, Gradient Maps, and more to achieve the best possible results.
You can’t get too far in Photoshop without understanding how to make precision selections. Need to color a camera or other small product? Try the Pen Tool for smooth, accurate curves. How about trees and leaves in the background of a portrait? Give Select Color Range a shot. There are countless ways to create selections and we’ll cover some of most effective methods to selecting and change colors in Photoshop.
Highlights & Shadows
In a perfect post-production world, everything would be a single color without any variation. The reality is that everything has color variation throughout highlights, midtones, and shadows. Learn to color highlights, midtones, and shadows independently for results both beautiful and realistic.
Selecting and changing colors in Photoshop can be a relatively easy task. Doing it with a sense of style and realism is the real challenge. Separate yourself from the crowd by learning how to alter colors while preserving and recreating crucial details.
See Your Progress
We provide 16 different examples organized by Simple, Intermediate, and Advanced skill levels so that you can confidently and gradually develop your Photoshop prowess. Start from the beginning to build a solid foundation or jump into the Intermediate or Advanced tutorials to test your mettle.
A marquee skill of any creative professional is the ability to work efficiently and stay organized. Throughout the tutorial, you’ll see a professional workflow in action which includes fundamentals like working non-destructively and keeping your Groups and Layers organized.
This Tutorial Covers | Photoshop | Coloring | Tools & Techniques | Photo Editing
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