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tutorial 3; soft bright colouring

turn Photobucket - Video and Image Hosting into Photobucket - Video and Image Hosting

made in ps7. please don't copy the steps exactly, play around with different colours
and opacities to get a look that suits your particular icon.


step 1. crop your base, sharpen, duplicate however many times necessary.
set layers to screen and the top one to soft light.

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step 2. set to exclusion 100%.

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step 3. set to colour burn 100%.

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step 4. set to soft light 100%.

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step 5. set to soft light 100%.

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step 6. the colouring is done, feel free to add textures and brushes.
I placed a white rectangle at the side and used this light texture
by 77words and a text brush by ingen0us.

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examples with slight variations:

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feel free to show me what you've made, i love seeing your work. comments make me very happy. :)
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