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14 March 2008 @ 04:58 pm
Icon Tutorial  

this is my 15th tutorial (:D), but my first on chouetteicons.

How to go from to

using PS CS3, I think its translatable.
PSD UP!



1) Open up your ready base. I don't suggest dark screencaps unless you have lightened them already. Duplicate your base and set to Screen at 57% opacity.

2) New Fill Layer > Solid Colour. #291e15 - Hard Light at 53% opacity.

3) New Brightness/Contrast Layer.
B: +74
C: +20

4) New Curves Layer.
RGB
point 1
I: 74
O: 69
point 2
I: 183
O: 194

Red
point 1
I: 107
O: 102
point 2
I: 157
O: 164

Green
point 1
I: 80
O: 92
point 2
I: 140
O: 137

Blue
point 1
I: 96
O: 75
point 2
I: 171
O: 177

5) New Fill Layer > Solid Colour. #2e0c0c - Exclusion at 100% opacity.

6) New Channel Mixer Layer.
Red
R: +111
G: -10
B: -2

Green
R: -12
G: +116
B: +10

[Blue = Default Settings]

7) New Levels Layer.
RGB
I: 21 | 1.08 | 230

8) New Colour Balance Layer.
M: +15 | -13 | +26
S: -21 | +10 | +20
H: +18 | -6 | +88

psd here

don't forget: change around amounts to suit your image,
credit (DO NOT CLAIM AS YOUR OWN OR STEAL),
and comments are ♥.
 
 
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Anna: chrissatin999 on March 14th, 2008 08:20 am (UTC)
Looks nice
wil try)
nat: Naleybevinskevin on March 14th, 2008 09:21 am (UTC)
ok :)
Katenavi_glow on March 14th, 2008 03:28 pm (UTC)
this is wonderful, thanks! <3
nat: Alex & Marissabevinskevin on March 16th, 2008 05:58 am (UTC)
your welcome :)
CJ: House - House&Cuddygymcatgrl on March 14th, 2008 03:30 pm (UTC)
The results look lovely, & it looks like it's translatable to GIMP, too. ♥
Thanks for sharing! =)
nat: Brathanbevinskevin on March 16th, 2008 05:59 am (UTC)
oh, thats a good thing!
nehamcbabblemouth on March 14th, 2008 07:20 pm (UTC)
ouuuu! lovely i am going to go and try it out!!
and i will credit you tutorial if i use the picture i did:D
<3
nat: Chairbevinskevin on March 16th, 2008 05:59 am (UTC)
ok
f0reverl0ve5 on March 14th, 2008 08:57 pm (UTC)
Thanks! This is a great tut =]
nat: Nicolebevinskevin on March 16th, 2008 05:59 am (UTC)
ur welcome and thankyoo
Anikahetairai on March 15th, 2008 02:58 am (UTC)
Love the result, thanks!
nat: Brookebevinskevin on March 16th, 2008 06:00 am (UTC)
hehe np
Reinareina_jpn on March 15th, 2008 03:54 am (UTC)
downloaded psd :)
thanks!
nat: Naleybevinskevin on March 16th, 2008 06:00 am (UTC)
no problem
Karen: buffyunhipster on March 22nd, 2008 05:16 am (UTC)
Very nice!
nat: [oc] marissa & summer // best friendsbevinskevin on March 22nd, 2008 06:50 am (UTC)
thnks
CHUCK NORRISnikitheninja13 on March 27th, 2008 07:32 pm (UTC)
love it :)
annabel_x3 on May 24th, 2008 07:16 pm (UTC)
Love this colouring!
Would you be able to re-upload the PSD please?
My curves layers just never work :(