Here we are in the spring ... and we're back on the track of wonderful color in Photoshop ... it's also Mothers' Day in May so watch for our Mothers' Day special . . . for now, just don't get yourself into too much Photoshop Madness :
- Adobe Photoshop - Color Swatches and Color Libraries
- How Do I Create Custom Color Palettes in Photoshop?
- Thread: The Zorn Color Palette for Photoshop
- Handling Colors – Part I: Palettes
- Picking and using color for color
- Fun with in-engine color grading
Read carefully: any time you're looking for tutorials, downloadable files, or the likes, there are always pitfalls and evil sites lurking because they know this topic is popular. The cybercrime industry knows Photoshop pages are among the most popular on the web, so they try to get you. It's Photoshop Madness!
Fun with in-engine color grading
Quite some time ago, Ignacio put some color grading features into the engine, so that you could tell the postprocessor to tweak colors in particular ways. For a while these features were very experimental; we just had them on a debug menu and there wasn’t a way to save the settings. We didn’t really use the features (in part because we were pretty busy just getting the basic parts of the game together).
Now you can take a screenshot, screw around with the colors in Photoshop
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Here is that window expanded -- it's beautiful!
How Do I Create Custom Color Palettes in Photoshop?
With Photoshop CC's Swatches panel, you can keep track of the colors you use when creating your artwork.
Begin the process used to create a custom color palette consists by deleting the existing swatches from the panel. After you do that, add your own swatches to the panel and save them for future use.
Full story : Laurel Storm - Technology Expert | www.ehow.com
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Handling Colors – Part I: Palettes
In this article you will get an overview of the available Tools, their capabilities and practical usage in a Task-based Q&A Form.
ACO (Adobe Color Palette) is the native Format of Photoshop using a specific 16bit code for the colors. This encoding makes it possible to use different color spaces in one palette like CYMK or RGB.
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Of course you'll want to see the whole thing
Thread: The Zorn Color Palette for Photoshop
a series of swatches that are based off of the limited Anders Zorn color palette of Yellow Ochre, Cadmium Red Medium, Zinc White, and Ivory Black.
If anyone isn't aware of Anders Zorn or his palette, here are a few examples of his paintings:
Full story : www.conceptart.org
Here is a wonderful example of art in this palette
Picking and using color for color
Painting skin (colour and texture wise), hair and experimenting with lightsources takes a lot of thought.
Many, many hours spent on this one. Everything painted from scratch, no references used, made in Painter and Photoshop.
Full story : Marta Dahlig - Poland ~ Painter, Photoshop
We really liked this painting!
Adobe Photoshop - Color Swatches and Color Libraries
This is a short video clip on color swatches and color libraries in Adobe Photoshop CS4. (Lucky the video is still on YouTube, the web site is long gone, 404)
Full story : A short color palette tutorial
But what ever you do, this summer,
Don't let Photoshop Madness get you down!
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