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21 August 2007 @ 10:27 pm
Berlin Tut  
Time for a new tutorial. This time, I'll be taking a break from using a Richard base. Shocking, I know.

This time, I'll use this base, made from one of the photos I took on my recent trip to Berlin. Oh god, how I miss it...*Tears up*

*Ahem* ...Weiter.

Going from
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1. Sharpen your base as necessary.

2. For mine, I did two steps to prepare it.
First, duplicate the base. Color balance it to a nice moderate orange color. Set to screen, 50%

3. Duplicate the base again and bring to the top. Set to soft light, 62%

4. Create a new layer, fill with #0C0B3B and set to exclusion, 82%

5. Create another layer and fill with #B1DCF5. Set to burn, 42%

6. Another layer. Fill with #C2A772. Set to soft light, 48%

7. Create a Curves adjustment layer.
Settings:
RBG: 197, 207

Red: Pt. 1: 97, 88
Pt. 2: 182, 198

8. Add this texture from rainharbour (for my icon, I mirrored it) and set to multiply, 100%
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9. If you want to lighten it up a bit, create a new curves layer.
RBG: 164, 178

10. If you want a little more depth to the image, add this texture by washwhendirty and set to burn. Adjust the opacity as you see fit.
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11. Add any brushes, extra textures, etc. and you're done :)
 
 
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whisperllilly_tu on August 22nd, 2007 06:17 am (UTC)
Awesome coloring and effect from the textures. I'll try later :)
Vendelina: elegantvendelina on August 22nd, 2007 08:34 am (UTC)
Amazing tut...
all_feeling on August 22nd, 2007 10:48 am (UTC)
Nice result, hope it'll work with some nature icons, too. The coloring is great.
Curi: Weeds; Quote; To Die Forcuri_o on August 22nd, 2007 04:49 pm (UTC)
Dude, I want to be a donut, too! Berliners are yummy! (Now I miss Deutschland... and raw piggies. Knackwurst... yum...)
[Eli]: Lost (in traslation)bambinainnero on August 22nd, 2007 06:01 pm (UTC)
Nice result! And great layout, by the way :)
.:.Gina.:.morningstar___ on August 25th, 2007 08:35 pm (UTC)
Awesome colouring!!
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