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26 May 2007 @ 10:25 pm
Tutorial #2  

+ Step 1, Prep the Icon
Crop, screen, multiply, etc, your icon

+ Step 2, Curves (Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Curves)
First Point
I: 50, O: 98

Second Point
I: 118, O: 164

First Point
I:45 O: 58

Second Point
I: 155 O: 175

+ Step 3, Hue/Saturation (Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Hue/Saturation)
Saturation: +16

+ Step 4, Selective Colour (Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Selective Colour)
Cyan: -26
Magenta: +2
Yellow: +42
Black: -23

+ Step 4, Brightness/Contrast (Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Brightness/Contrast)
Brightness: -10
Contrast: +10

+ Step 5, Texturize!
Add textures, brushes, text, whatever :)


.psd here

Other Examples:

made in PSCS2, non translatable
Katie ♥lovebitee on May 26th, 2007 04:18 pm (UTC)
i LOVE it
Monica: Christina: Blow Kiss: exotikyrprocks66 on May 26th, 2007 04:20 pm (UTC)
Very nice! Thank you for sharing ^_^ added to mems.
_likeablade on May 26th, 2007 04:20 pm (UTC)
Such a good tutprial!
i'm in love with the outcomes :)
Gen: Jim/Pam - Elevatorxg3n on May 26th, 2007 11:50 pm (UTC)
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO Stupid selective colouring.
Muneca: Model-PurpleHairalways_muneca on May 27th, 2007 03:50 am (UTC)
Ahaha... I agree with you. I have it but I really don't get along with ps. LOL
Gen: Jim/Pam - Telecom funxg3n on May 27th, 2007 03:51 am (UTC)
Haha, I could recreate it with PSP anyways :D
αsнlíтα.: everything is just wonderful.lovelyanarchy on May 27th, 2007 12:44 am (UTC)
oh! how wonderful! thanks for sharing :)
the world is fading i'm here when you start shakin: work itfamous_divaxo on May 27th, 2007 02:56 am (UTC)
ohh beautiful tut loui!
+memes thank you!!
Muneca: Scarlettalways_muneca on May 27th, 2007 03:51 am (UTC)
The tutorial is great. Love the results.
Christinachrischdi on May 27th, 2007 10:18 am (UTC)
love it! and I gonna try it later! :D
ca_pris on May 27th, 2007 11:28 am (UTC)
Gorgeous. Memming this great one. I love the coloring so much and adore it :) Thanks for sharing ♥
Gretalady_devon on May 27th, 2007 06:19 pm (UTC)
Mmmm, yummie :) Really great tut! Goes to my memories *memming*
Can't wait to try!
Paul Scheuringscheuring on May 27th, 2007 06:25 pm (UTC)
pretty! bookmarking
stiffy_byng on May 31st, 2007 10:56 pm (UTC)
Thanks! Mem'd. :)
nabila.: Eiji Wentznichiyobii on June 1st, 2007 08:44 am (UTC)
Thank you! Gonna try this out~
Michellemizz_britain on May 3rd, 2008 04:28 am (UTC)
def using and crediting!
Yeezusfight_luser on July 23rd, 2008 04:01 pm (UTC)
Ur effect is awwwesome! Took PSD, thanx : P. U know, i added Soft Light, cauz was too light : >.

sarah3000: TAI: bill & siskysarah3000 on December 22nd, 2009 04:49 am (UTC)
love this!
snagging the psd (: