Get The Coldest Water Bottle
Results 1 to 5 of 5

Thread: Color it works????help!

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Thanked 171 Times in 153 Posts

    Color it works????help!

    I want to color a B&W image using a layer in "color" mode,but the colors I put appear too bright!!!I mean,if I pick dark red,the color when I paint is a very bright red!!!!I don´t know if you understand me,sorry about my english!
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  2. Hide this ad by registering as a member
  3. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Thanked 2 Times in 1 Post
    the color layer will only allow u to apply the color and it's saturation.
    U establish the value in ur black and white image afterall.

    Do not expect the color layer to be one of ur final steps i mostly use it to establish basic color and feel. if u need a darker red just open a new layer pick the color u like change it as u like an paint with it.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  4. #3
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    use multiply rather than color. you can control the value of the color then.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  5. #4
    Join Date
    Oct 2004
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    do you only have to use color mode... why don't you experiment with other modes... cos color mode is doing exactly what it is supposed to do which you are getting...
    I hope this link helps you
    All you have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to you......"
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  6. #5
    Join Date
    May 2005
    Gdansk, Poland
    Thanked 1,568 Times in 753 Posts
    Your red appears really bright beacause you painted it on really bright value (which is on B&W layer).
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

Similar Threads

  1. problem with adjustment color layer
    By zanna92 in forum PHOTOSHOP
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: August 7th, 2009, 03:35 PM
  2. Bleed color on empty layer
    By Geser in forum PAINTER
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: March 18th, 2009, 12:08 AM
  3. removing color from canvas layer...
    By zeitgeist in forum PAINTER
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: November 17th, 2007, 11:55 AM
  4. New layer - color won't show up
    By Panagos in forum PAINTER
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: March 28th, 2006, 01:20 PM
  5. question about overlay layer vs color layer
    By foiledagain in forum PHOTOSHOP
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: March 9th, 2006, 12:47 PM

Members who have read this thread: 0

There are no members to list at the moment.


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  • 424,149 Artists
  • 3,599,276 Artist Posts
  • 32,941 Sketchbooks
  • 54 New Art Jobs
Art Workshop Discount Inside

Developed Actively by
SpringOfSea's Sketchbook