Wednesday, July 23, 2008
A New Trick!
I learned this WOW technique from Jessica Sprague's PhotoShop Friday's. It really makes the colors pop! You can find the whole article here: http://spraguelab.squarespace.com/ It's the post called Photo Shazam! Here is the easy peasy version. Open your photo. Make a duplicate layer. Close original. Make two more duplicate layers. Name the top layer "screen", the middle layer "overlay". Now for the fun part! Make the middle layer (overlay) active, and change the blend mode to...you guessed it, overlay. Then make the screen layer active and change the blend mode to "screen". Play around with the opacity of both layers till you are pleased with the look. Try screen @ 44% and overlay @ 65%. Sometimes I like overlay @ 100%, and use the screen layer to tone it down just a bit. When I get it lookin' good I merge the layers and save as "original name-edit". I always keep my original version untouched. Try this, it's really cool!
To Sue: I checked the new link for Built Tough 2 (Tuckered Out) and I was able to download, try again, and if you still have trouble email me, we will figure something out.
To Sarah: Please email me with your secret blogger trick!
My email addy is in my profile, but just to make it easy for ya'll, it is firstname.lastname@example.org
I have several projects in the works, including the July Color kit, so stay tuned!