Coloring Effects

Requirements

Photoshop CS3

  • Open your image, I will be using the Tompkins's archway at Elmira College. You can use this image by clicking on it and dragging it to your desktop, or right clicking on it and choosing Save Image As to save it to your computer.
    

  • Go to the bottom of the layers palette and click on the Hue/Saturation option. 
    

  • Set the settings as below. It should look like this:
    

  • Add a new layer and set the Blend Mode to Soft Light. (You can do this by right clicking on the new layer and choose Blending Options.)
    

  • Choose a 48px hard brush and paint the new layer as shown below. You can choose the colors you like.
    

  • Go to Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur> 90 pixels. (You can choose whatever pixel radius you think looks good.)
    

  • Congratulation, you have finished this tutorial.