color Archive

Coloring black and white photos in Photoshop

Do you want to see your old black and white photographs in color? If yes, then you would be glad to know that it is indeed possible to bestow your old black and white with vivid colors!

Adjust the Color Properties of an Image Using ActionScript 3

In this tutorial, we’ll learn how to use AS3 to create an RIA that can modify the color properties of an image, such as Brightness, Contrast, Hue and Saturation. Read on!

Quick Tip: Color Your Artwork Using Actions in Photoshop

Photoshop actions can make lots of tasks easier; from batch processing to handling simple, every day tasks. Actions can seriously improve your workflow. In today’s quick tip we will demonstrate how to use actions to help color your artwork. Let’s get started!

Quick Tip: Colorize a Comic Strip With Photoshop

Converting a rough sketch into a polished piece of digital art might not be as hard as you think. In today’s quick tip tutorial we will demonstrate how to import a sketch into Photoshop and color it! Let’s get started!

Use Color To Control Your Textures – Part 2

In the second part of this tutorial you will learn how to animate the cubes bounce in a realistic manner. using only expressions linked to a custom made “control panel”. A very useful, and time-saving technique to easily control and manipulate expressions

Create a Retro CRT Distortion Effect Using RGB Shifting

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to separate an image’s three different color channels to create an RGB shift effect. I’ll also show you some graphics tricks to mimic an old CRT display

Use Color To Control Your Textures

The government may have control of your money, your boss may have control of your schedule, and you’re kids may even have control of what you’re doing this weekend… but alas, there is one thing you will not forfeit! You will never give up control of your textures!… that is, unless color wants control… then

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How to Make Pop Art with Live Trace

Use Adobe Illustrator’s Live Trace feature to turn photos into pop art! In this screencast, we review tracing options, using various color palettes, and other Live Trace settings to create groovy art rapidly

Scripting Illustrator Part 2 – How to Meld a Gradient into a Flat Process Color

In Part 1 of this two part tutorial series, we learned how to code a script which converts a flat process color into its matching gradient. In this tutorial, we will learn to code a script that converts a gradient fill into a flat process color. We will melt the available gradient color into a

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Scripting Illustrator Part 1 – How to Convert a Flat Process Color into its Matching Gradient

We all are quite familiar with Adobe Illustrator and its User Interface. In our daily creative tasks we use a lot of features, such as: menu, pallets, colors, plug-ins and tools. We use these features in the form of a UI. These UI features are brought forward to us through various scripts and plug-ins. In

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