Picking the right colors for your design is crucial. Some colors work really well together, whilst others don’t. Using the right colors to apply to your designs can go a long way.
Here is my compilation of 20 top color application Photoshop tutorials. These Photoshop tutorials are very well structured and informative and will guide you through an easy to follow step by step process. They’re perfect for beginner designers, so check them out!
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This tutorial will explain the basics of color to help you understand how to make better-looking photos. From RGB to CMYK, and White Balance, you’ll learn the basics of taking better photos.
This awesome Photoshop tutorial offers some great tips that you can use in your Illustrator and Photoshop work – tricks such as tracing in Illustrator, how to use the Live Paint Bucket, and adding textures.
This is a tutorial for experienced designers, that uses advanced compositing techniques. Follow each step to achieve this amazing result.
Choosing a colour swatch is the first thing you have to do when starting a design project. Adobe provides many tools that make creating and managing swatches simple. In this Photoshop tutorial, you’ll learn how to choose a color swatch for the web.
In this Photoshop tutorial, you’ll find out how to collect and organize colors into custom color swatch sets. This way you can organize your work and it’s especially useful for the times when you are working with multiple clients at once.
Many people are still shooting in JPEG instead of RAW format simply because they don’t understand the benefits of being able to edit their images in 16-bit. This awesome Photoshop tutorial for photographers will teach you how to do just that.
The tutorial shows a really good way of colouring/shading your pictures. This Photoshop tutorial is written for PC users.
Rob Shields walks you through the creation of an inspirational artwork that also reveals much about composition and lighting. The tutorial covers digital painting techniques and gives some advice on colour and composition.
Give your photos a watercolor painting effect by following the instructions from this tutorial. You will quickly learn how to achieve this look for any of your pictures.
This awesome tutorial is for the more advanced designers. It shows you some great techniques of coloring renders and make them look more realistic.
This step by step Photoshop tutorial will teach you everything you need to know about tint variations. This is particularly useful for photographers.
Did you know that Photoshop doesn’t have a clue what color is and sees everything in black and white? Learn more about color channels in Photoshop with this super helpful tutorial!
This is a great tutorial that teaches you how to create beautiful paintings by using a fire effect. You will be using basic Photoshop tools such as the smudge, dodge, burn, etc.
Learn how to create your own gradients with this super informative Photoshop tutorial video!
Learn how to conceive this beautiful illustration by following this helpful tutorial. You will learn how to work with colors, to blend, use textures, and other great techniques.
In this Photoshop tutorial, you’ll learn how to convert a rough sketch into a polished piece of digital art. It’s not as hard as you may think!
Selective color is a post-processing technique that can really make your subject and photo stand out. This Photoshop tutorial will teach you how to achieve this effect by using a quick and easy technique.
This tutorial is part of a 25-part video series demonstrating everything you will need to know to start working in Photoshop. You’ll learn the difference between RGB vs. CMYK, JPEG vs. RAW, as well as how to proof and manage colours.
This tutorial will explain the traditional and digital color theory and then put it into practice by establishing a color palette in Photoshop.
Learn to explore, create and share color themes using the Kuler website and the built in extension of Kuler in Photoshop.