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Old 07-17-2011, 07:13 AM
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Re: Dark moody look

Had a go just for fun...

Loaded both pics
Select Background of WIP (Work in progress)
Ctrl+J (Layer via Copy)
Used > Image>Adjustments>Match Color (To match sample pic colors)
Shft+Ctrl+N {New Layer}.. Paint bright areas at top of pic with R105, G134, B140 (Mask with Linear Gradient)(Mode = Multiply @ 75% Opacity)
Shft+Ctrl+Alt+E (combine all to new layer)(Mode=Lighten) Hide all mask.. selectively lighten path with mask
New layer... Paint dark path with R105, G134, B140 (Mask with Linear Gradient) (Mode = Lighten @ 32% Opacity)
Shft+Ctrl+Alt+E (combine all to new layer)(Screen @30% Opacity)
Shft+Ctrl+Alt+E (combine all to new layer) Filter>Blur>Motion Blur @ Angle 4, Distance 4... (Mask with Linear Gradient)
Shft+Ctrl+N {New Layer}
Foreground Color = R 45, G66, B71.. Background Color = R101, G135, B 133
Filter>Render>Clouds ( Mode Normal @ 30% Opacity)
Shft+Ctrl+Alt+E (combine all to new layer)(Mode Screen @43% Opacity)
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File Type: jpg darkened.jpg (192.0 KB, 22 views)
File Type: jpg Darkened-WF.jpg (197.9 KB, 22 views)

Last edited by 0lBaldy; 07-17-2011 at 07:48 AM. Reason: added work flow pic
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