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Adding color accents to a grayscale image

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Old 08-27-2005, 07:20 PM
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Question Adding color accents to a grayscale image

Hey, I am using Photoshop 8 and cannot find anywhere how to add color accents (like eyes, piece of clothing, etc) to a grey/black and white image. If anyone could help me, I would be so grateful!!
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Old 08-27-2005, 08:39 PM
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Welcome to RetouchPRO!

Take a look at these tutorials on the web. If you run into questions, it helps if you ask specific questions about a particular image -- you can post the image in this thread and show folks which parts you need help with.
http://www.carlvolk.com/photoshop05.htm
http://www.apogeephoto.com/june2000/PhotoshopTip1.shtml -- (both versions of a tutorial by the late Carl Volk)

http://www.graphic-design.com/Photos...nars/colorize/
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Old 08-28-2005, 09:40 AM
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You cannot add color to a grayscale image that is still in grayscale mode. You must first convert it to a color mode (RGB, CMYK etc.)

Create new layers to paint so that if you want to make changes you can and you don't mess up the original. Set the blending mode for your paint layers to achieve the effect you want (multiply, overlay, screen, color etc.)
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