RetouchPRO

Go Back   RetouchPRO > Tools > Software > Photoshop Help
Register Blogs FAQ Site Nav Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Photoshop Help Tips, questions, and solutions for Adobe Photoshop users
One tip or question per thread, please

Color Replacement Tool weak opacity

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 12-20-2007, 10:21 PM
neoteck13 neoteck13 is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 4
Color Replacement Tool weak opacity

A quirky and intermittent problem here using the color replacement tool in CS3. -- While laying down a dark color over a targeted lighter area -- it only lays down a light opacity version of that darker replacement color. Have tried every variable I can think of. Any ideas?

Thanks a lot

(every night is a PS night)
Reply With Quote top
  #2  
Old 12-20-2007, 10:32 PM
Xaran Xaran is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: East Sussex, England
Posts: 534
Re: Color Replacement Tool weak opacity

That's the way it is supposed to work - it uses the hue from the colour your replacing with and the lightness of the original.

Christine
Reply With Quote top
  #3  
Old 12-20-2007, 11:18 PM
mistermonday's Avatar
mistermonday mistermonday is offline
Moderator
Patron
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 3,028
Re: Color Replacement Tool weak opacity

Xaran, Christine is correct. However, you can first use the Color Replacement tool in Luminosity mode. Then change the mode to Color and go over it a 2nd time and that should take care of it for you. The other thing you could do is use Select > Color Range to make a selection of the area you want to recolor and then apply a Gradient Map or Gradient Map adjustment layer.
Regards, Murray
Reply With Quote top
Reply

  RetouchPRO > Tools > Software > Photoshop Help


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
help with german Photoshop commands please pure Photoshop Help 9 06-21-2010 03:33 PM
Clone Tool - Aligned tickbox question BadBoy House Photoshop Help 5 11-13-2007 02:28 PM
opacity shortcut in photoshop palms Photoshop Help 5 11-07-2007 03:45 PM
Comments on Mend Tool pm3009 Hidden Power Support 1 05-26-2005 11:52 AM
Drop Black tool dpnew Hidden Power Support 7 02-21-2004 11:22 AM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:57 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.
Copyright © 2016 Doug Nelson. All Rights Reserved