Photoshop Tutorial: How to color a sketch

Photoshop Tutorial: How to color a sketch.This tutorial of the Florence Design Academy will teach you how to color a scanned sketch. In this case it’s the cover of a Valentine card

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Photoshop Tutorial: How to color a sketch

  • Select on the main tool-bar Adjustment and then LEVELS…
  • Now move the three little sliders until you get the ideal contrast between the outlines and the background which should be white…
  • Select on the main tool bar Adjustment and then CURVES…
  • Try to create in the CURVES window a shape like the letter S creating 2 new points like on the image below…
  • If you are still not satisfied with the result save your image and open it in ILLUSTRATOR and select it…
  • After you have cleaned the image we have to use the LAYERS ( press F7 )…
  • Create a new layer…
  • But now let\’s talk a bit about the brushes:…
  • Now go to select the new layer UNDER the original and color the squirrel and heart with the main color…
  • Create a new layer on the top of the previous one, but remember to leave it always UNDER the original as I told you at the beginning of the tutorial…
  • Now create again a new layer on the top of the highlights-layer and add the shadows to the squirrel…
  • Create again a new layer and with a low opacity color the blue marked areas with a pink color…
  • Now create another layer…
  • If you like to add an effect to all layers I recommend to flatten the image…
  • To give the impression that you are painting on a canvas you can go to add this effect choosing FILTER and…

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