Did you know that you can use a solid color with special blend modes to add drama and vibrance to your images in Photoshop? These blend modes include Color Burn, Linear Burn, Color Dodge, Linear Dodge (Add), Vivid Light, Linear Light, Hard Mix, and Difference.
In this one-minute tutorial, Photoshop instructor Unmesh Dinda from PiXimperfect shows you how to use a solid color adjustment layer, the Hard Mix blend mode, and Fill % to add dramatic colors to images in Photoshop. You can vary the level of vibrance on individual objects with the help of masks.
This technique is also one of the best ways to color grade your images. Watch below.
00:04 – Add a solid color adjustment layer
00:15 – Special blend modes
00:21 – Using Hard Mix blend mode with Fill %
00:35 – Using masks on individual objects
Download sample images shown in video.
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