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How to Color Black & White Image in Photoshop

Lesson 45 from: Adobe Photoshop Mastery

Daniel Walter Scott

How to Color Black & White Image in Photoshop

Lesson 45 from: Adobe Photoshop Mastery

Daniel Walter Scott

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45. How to Color Black & White Image in Photoshop

Lessons

Class Trailer

Getting Started

1

Class Introduction

03:24
2

Before you get Started with the Photoshop Advanced Course

01:28

Selections & Masking - Advanced

3

The Easiest Way in the World to Mask a Person in Adobe Photoshop

24:23
4

Class Project - Select Subject

01:41
5

Select Mask & Changing a Color using Photoshop - Color Range

10:00
6

Using Photoshop Selection to Fix Grass & Sky - Color Range

07:20
7

How to Change the Color of Skin in Photoshop - Color Range

08:05
8

How to Create an Ink Splash Image Around Text - Color Range

15:02
9

Class Project - Color Range in Adobe Photoshop

01:54
10

Mask on a Group Rather than each Layer

11:18
11

Advanced Masking using a Channels in Adobe Photoshop

14:14
12

Class Project - Channel Mask

01:30
13

How to Make Selections in Photoshop Based on the Focus Area

22:53
14

Class Project - Focus Area

01:11
15

Selection Trick Using the Smudge Tool in Photoshop

04:16
16

Future of Selections in Photoshop with Adobe Sneaks

07:04
17

Quiz - Selection & Masking

Preferences & Workflow

18

Advanced Preference Changes for Adobe Photoshop

08:36
19

How to Speed up Adobe Photoshop if it’s Running Slow

07:48
20

Workflow Tips & Tricks Like a Professional in Photoshop

13:45
21

Advanced Layer Tricks in Adobe Photoshop CC

05:58
22

Automatically Add a Watermark Text or Logo in Photoshop

08:29
23

Batch or Image Process Multiple Images at Once in Photoshop

09:05
24

How to put Loads of Images into one Photoshop File Quickly

07:04
25

Weird Adobe Photoshop Features & Easter Eggs

06:37

Fixing Images

26

How to Enlarge Images Without Becoming Blurry in Photoshop

06:57
27

How to Fix Blurry Images in Photoshop Using Shake Reductions

08:17
28

Advanced Color & Tone Correction Using Levels in Photoshop

06:44
29

Advanced Curves in Adobe Photoshop CC

06:34
30

Quiz - Fixing Images

Cropping & Aligning & Distorting

31

How to Reshape Images Without Distorting in Photoshop Content Aware Scale

09:44
32

How to use Content Aware Move in Photoshop

08:38
33

How to use Content Aware Extend in Adobe Photoshop

07:28
34

Removing Objects Using Content Aware Fill in Photoshop

07:01
35

Class Project - Content Aware Fill

01:03
36

Cropping Tricks Delete Pixel & Reveal Cropped Content in Photoshop

06:11
37

Automatically Crop & Rotate Scanned Documents in Photoshop

05:35
38

Crop Angled Images to Straighten Perspective Cropping Photoshop

04:42
39

How to Trim the White Away from the Edge of an Image in Photoshop

01:52
40

Automatically Align Layers in Adobe Photoshop CC

07:38
41

How to Reshape Images using the Puppet Warp in Photoshop

18:10
42

Class Exercise - Puppet Warp

01:14
43

How to Change the Perspective in Photoshop Perspective Warp

05:47
44

Quiz - Cropping & Aligning & Distorting

Color

45

How to Color Black & White Image in Photoshop

09:42
46

How to Create a Duotone Effect in Adobe Photoshop CC

09:28
47

44. Class Project – Duotone in Adobe Photoshop

02:20
48

How to create the Glitch Effect in Adobe Photoshop

07:01
49

Class Project - Glitch Effect in Adobe Photoshop

00:44
50

Color Grading with Orange & Teal Effect in Adobe Photoshop

05:36
51

Class Project - Color Grading in Adobe Photoshop

00:49
52

Quiz - Color

CC Libraries

53

Advanced CC Libraries Tricks and Tips Photoshop

19:15

Typography

54

Advanced Type Trick & Workflows in Adobe Photoshop

19:38
55

Photoshop Can Guess your Font Using Match Fonts

10:43
56

Quiz - Typography

Artboards

57

52. Adding Artboards to your Photoshop Workflow Properly

05:24
58

How to Add Images Correctly to a Photoshop Artboard

08:17
59

Using Smart Objects & Relinking Images in Photoshop

04:10
60

Advanced Speed Tricks for Updating Artboards in Photoshop

04:09
61

Export Artboards as PDF & Separate JPGs in Photoshop

05:38
62

Quiz - Artboards

Retouching

63

Advanced Tricks for Healing Brush for Retouching in Photoshop

08:24
64

Don’t Forget About Clone Tool Stamp in Photoshop

06:09
65

How to use the Patch Tool for Retouching in Photoshop

06:41
66

Class Exercise – Retouching in Photoshop

01:15
67

How to Retouch in Photoshop Using Face Aware in Liquify

06:50
68

How to Use Vanishing Point to Mocking up Designs in Photoshop

12:19
69

Vanishing Point - Cloning & Healing at an Angle in Photoshop

11:19
70

64. Class Exercise - Vanishing Point in Photoshop

00:51
71

Fixing & Retouching Skin Tone in Adobe Photoshop

06:01
72

Retouching Eyes by Enhancing in Adobe Photoshop

08:00
73

Retouching Eyes with a Little Bit of Fakery in Photoshop

09:00
74

Fully Faking Believable Eyes in Adobe Photoshop

06:45
75

Class Project – Eyes in Photoshop

00:51
76

70. How to Realistically Whiten Teeth in Adobe Photoshop

11:44
77

Class Project – Teeth in Photoshop

00:57
78

Quiz - Retouching

Layers

79

Difference Between Place Linked vs Place Embedded in Photoshop

08:22
80

What is the Difference Between Fill & Opacity in Layer

01:11
81

How to Use & Export Layer Comps in Adobe Photoshop

03:27

Visual Styles & Effects

82

75. How to Create a Double Exposure in Adobe Photoshop

11:07
83

Class Project - Double Exposure in Photoshop

01:17
84

How to Create a Watercolor Painting Effect in Photoshop

09:23
85

Class Project – Watercolor in Photoshop

00:32
86

How to Decay Pixel Explosion Dispersion Method in Photoshop

13:47
87

How to Make Exploding Shoe Effect in Adobe Photoshop

10:49
88

Class Project – Decay in Photoshop

00:51
89

Quiz - Visual Styles & Effects

Video & Animated Gifs for Social Media

90

How to Edit Video in Adobe Photoshop

25:42
91

Parallax Effect to Make Photos Move in Photoshop

13:22
92

Class Project – Parallax in Photoshop

01:15
93

How to Create Live Images - Cinemagraphs in Photoshop

13:19
94

Class Project – Cinemagraph in Photoshop

01:35

Web Design

95

How to Setup a File Ready for Web and UI Design in Photoshop

09:32
96

How to Export Your Web Design UI Project for Dreamweaver

07:57

3D

97

How to Make 3D Text & 3D Logos in Photoshop

11:52
98

How to Add and Change 3D Materials & Textures in Photoshop

08:42
99

Using Cameras & Depth of Field in 3D Photoshop

05:12
100

Adding Lights & Casting Shadows Using Photoshop 3D

10:01
101

How to Export a High Quality 3D Image from Photoshop

04:42
102

Class Project – 3D in Photoshop

01:08
103

How to Create Fake 3D Lines & Type in Photoshop

09:33
104

Fake 2.5D Gradient Effect with Paths in Photoshop

07:10
105

Class Project - Fake 3D in Photoshop

00:46

Mock-ups & Presenting Your Work

106

Using Free Templates & Adobe Market to Mockup in Photoshop

11:07
107

How Make a Reusable Mockup in Photoshop Using Smart Objects

06:40
108

Mockup Poster Against a Wall Using Photoshop

08:16
109

How to Make a Simple UI App Web Design Mockup Using Photoshop

06:06
110

Class Project – Mockups in Photoshop

01:00

Exporting

111

How to Proofing Colors in Adobe Photoshop Ready for Print

04:04
112

How to Tidy Up your Photoshop Files Before Sending Them Out

10:21
113

How to Package Your Photoshop File to Include Linked Images

07:22
114

3 Kinds of File Export for Photoshop Social Media Web & Print

12:59
115

Quiz - Exporting

What’s Next

116

What’s Next After Your Photoshop Advanced Course

01:05

Final Quiz

117

Final Quiz

Lesson Info

How to Color Black & White Image in Photoshop

Hi there in this video, we are going to add color where there was none Easy tricks with blending modes. Same in here with this dress was actually kind of a gray and we needed to add color all the way through to taking something that already was quite red and just enhancing it by painting a color on top and then finding an appropriate color mode. Alright, let's learn how to do that now in Photoshop. Alright, to get started. Let's go to oh six color and open up color modes 12 and three. So we'll start with coloring a black and white image and then we'll work through just some slightly harder ones where we really want to enhance dulled out colors. We're going to use color modes. So be it color mode one and we're going to create a new layer. Let's even give it a name. Let's go crazy color layer. So this is not essentially a black and white images, but we want to color the petals because there's no actual pigment in there that we can maybe use, say, the human saturation to change this one h...

ere has a easy contrast with the background. So we're going to use the quick selection tool to make a quick selection. Make sure you're on the right layer on the background layer. And I'm going to drag out Well look at the next example, that is less easy because this one has a nice clear background plus it has that pretty oil filter. Remember that from the last course oil paint. I didn't do it. It's from the photography here. So I've got this. It's looking good. There's some stuff in the middle. I'm going to hold down the old key and just get rid of it. It's fine for the moment. So back onto my, you can see my taking awhile. There's two reasons I've got auto enhance, turned on slows down the machine, but also I'm trying to film at the same time, which stresses my little computer out. It's beyond color layer. Let's pick a foreground color. I'm picking this pink. We're gonna use our trick. Remember hold down the option key on a Mac or a PC and hit the backspace key. It just fills our layer with our foreground color. Cool. So now we're going to use our blending modes and this is going to color it to dissolve. Not going to work. Never works darkened multiple is always a good one to get started with. Just work your way through until you find something that you like. Now again, remember what the shortcut was for this. Okay, because blending modes are a pain to work through. So remember beyond your move tool, you have to be on that. Hold down the shift key and use the plus. It's a weird looking but handy if you're doing things like that. Okay, so we've added a subtle color using soft light. Oh, that's pretty cool. So I'm just going to find something. Okay. It's over the top, but I like it color burn. Let's say a selection is not possible. Don't be afraid just to start painting in this dress here, I need to recover. So new layer, I'm going to pick up foreground color, it's going to be read. I'm going to use a brush tool and before I get to started I'm just going to kind of painting a big blob so that I can find the color mode that's going to work. So back to your selection tool shift and the plus key until you find something that kind of works for you. You might be doing different. Looks something that works for you. What am I looking for? I'm going for soft light again, I'm not going for like an over saturated red and because this is just too hard to select it, we're just going to paint it in and the nice thing about painting it in while it's already in blending mode, it's just going to make it a little because it's quite forgiving if you paint without it being on soft light, you can spend ages kind of trying to fix this edge when in fact the blending mode is quite forgiving. So soft light. Okay, I'm just gonna work my way around this Now in terms of brush sizes, just pick something that works for the image in terms of hardness, try and match whatever is there. So there's quite a bit of blurriness on the edge. So I'm going to turn the hardness down to about 80. Just kind of work my way around a cool little trick is you can click once, say you've got a reasonably straight line, let's say this, but here I can click once hold shift and click again and it joins the two dots. I find that's a quick way, it's not gonna work too well with the fabric here, but let's say you're coloring a building, you can click once, hold shift and click again and it joins the two bits up. So I'm going to speed this up now and just kind of work my way around coloring my dress. Sometimes these jobs just are long and tedious. I'll see you in a sec. Alright, we're back. You noticed I left the corners just because it's easier doing it this rather than getting a small paintbrush and just going into all the corners, it's easier probably just to paint it all in and go over the edges and then use the eraser tool. So I'm switching to the eraser tool here and just going to go smaller and just delete it off. Okay, It's easier just to kind of trim off the excess than it is trying to get in there with a really small brush, we're going to speed it up again and do the rest of the corners all right, you're back. So once you've got to hear if you are imagining a different color, you can have this layer selected and I can use my adjustments and I can use hue and saturation, make sure it's affecting just the layer underneath and kind of start adjusting this to maybe more saturation, less saturation. Pick a different color and decide kind of, you know, we need this color to be alright. Another trick with color modes is enhancing color so you can spend forever trying to grab the color of this dress and trying to like lift it out but there's just not a lot of color information there, so it's really easy to go in make a new layer. I'm going to use the eyedropper tool to get close to the color. Then here in my foreground color you can see it's really kind of washed out and ready. I'm just gonna kind of bump it up, not adjusting the hue. Okay, so it's in the same zone but I just wanted to be brighter. How bright we can go bright because we can lower it down later on. Okay, using our opacity or picking a different blending mode and it's the same principle as before. So, if you're shooting product photography or in this case you want to make the dress brighter or more rich instead of using say vibrance, grab the brush tool, pick a nice big brush, we'll get started by just kind of painting in the big bits and going to our move tool holding shift and just placing until we find one that the color that works for us. There's one that works for me. Soft light again is working for me. It really depends on the color and the image that you're working on and then a lot more precisely than I am. You go and work your way around. You can see you just kind of make that color just there was no way of getting that color to that vibrancy with using say human saturation. Cool, so I'm gonna zoom in, use a brush and get the editor to speed it up. Okay, now that's done. I regret using soft light clearly fake so we can either find another blending mode which we'll try in a minute. But let's also look at capacity. Just kind of slide it down until you find somewhere kind of believable, 60% seems okay on off, on off it's full, it's rich, it's not overdone. You might disagree, but it also might do is that might actually add a layer mask and there's some parts that are just too rich you can see in here. It's really dark, unsaturated hand but he is really rich. So I've added a layer mask. These are my brush tool Using black is my foreground colour. I'm just going to lower the opacity up here by tapping the three key maybe at 30% just to kind of start working out some of these bits where they just, it shouldn't be that rich. There's just no no need for it or it's just not believable. There's some bits down here that just need to be not full on rich, more believable, I'm saying. Yes. Alright, so that's coloring black and white images and enhancing colors that already exist in the image. Let's get on to the next video.

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