40licks22 (skydivingwizard) wrote,
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Icon tutorial with PSD

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Using Photoshop CS2
(Scroll down for PSD download link)

Step one:
Duplicate the base and set it to screen at 53%
This might vary with different bases. Some pics might already be bright enough.

Step 2:
Curves:
RGB:
I: 80
O: 140

Step 3:
Selective Colour:
Red:
C: -100
M: 0
Y: +100

Yellow:
C: -100
M: -100
Y: +100

Neutrals:
C: +14
M: -4
Y: +26

Step 4:
Colour Balance:
Mindones:
9, -18, -37

Shadows:
6, 6, -21

Highlights:
0, 0, 21

Step 5:
New Fill Layer > AFD3FB > Soft Light > 10%

New Fill Layer > FFD799 > Colour Burn > 100%

Step 6:
Selective Colour:
Yellow:
C: +24
M: +36
Y: -47

Neutrals:
C: +20
M: -29
Y: -8

Step 7:
Colour Balance:
Mindones:
-44, -51, -41

Shadows:
-40, -15, +8

Highlights:
1, 4, -9

Step 8:
Curves:
Red:
I: 71
O: 90

Green:
Point One:
I: 93
O: 109

Point Two:
I: 140
O: 155

Point Three:
I: 170
O: 181

Blue:
Point One:
I: 59
O: 56

Point Two:
I: 112
O: 106

Point Three:
I: 161
O: 167

Step 9:
New Fill Layer > DBBBC9 > Multiply > 100%

Step 10:
Selective Colour:
Red:
C: 0
M: 0
Y: +67

Yellow:
C: -34
M: +30
Y: +33

Whites:
C: +4
M: -75
Y: -54

Neutrals:
C: +31
M: +10
Y: +5

Step 11:
New Fill Layer > 1B0000 > Exclusion > 100%

Step 12:
Selective Colour:
Red:
C: 0
M: 0
Y: +11

Yellow:
C: +12
M: 0
Y: -53

Whites:
C: 0
M: -47
Y: -50

Neutrals:
C: -3
M: 0
Y: +3

Step 13:
Duplicate the base and bring it to the top. Set it to Soft light at 25%

Step 14:
Curves:
RGB:
I: 121
O: 131

Note: This is my first PSD file so if it doesn't turn out, please tell me.

PSD

Other icons made with same tutorial



I would love to see your results


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