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Hue, Saturation, and Color Modes

Lesson 65 from: Adobe Photoshop: The Complete Guide Bootcamp

Ben Willmore

Hue, Saturation, and Color Modes

Lesson 65 from: Adobe Photoshop: The Complete Guide Bootcamp

Ben Willmore

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65. Hue, Saturation, and Color Modes

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Class Trailer
1

Introduction To Adobe Photoshop

04:05
2

Bridge vs. Lightroom

06:39
3

Tour of Photoshop Interface

18:21
4

Overview of Bridge Workspace

07:42
5

Overview of Lightroom Workspace

11:21
6

Lightroom Preferences - Saving Documents

08:19
7

How To Use Camera Raw in Adobe Photoshop 2020

05:10
8

Overview of Basic Adjustment Sliders

13:09
9

Developing Raw Images

30:33
10

Editing with the Effects and HLS Tabs

09:12
11

How to Save Images

03:37
12

Using the Transform Tool

04:48
13

Making Selections in Adobe Photoshop 2020

06:03
14

Selection Tools

05:55
15

Combining Selection Tools

07:37
16

Using Automated Selection Tools

17:34
17

Quick Mask Mode

05:07
18

Select Menu Essentials

21:28
19

Using Layers in Adobe Photoshop 2020

13:00
20

Align Active Layers

07:29
21

Creating a New Layer

06:15
22

Creating a Clipping Mask

03:02
23

Using Effects on Layers

11:24
24

Using Adjustment Layers

16:44
25

Using the Shape Tool

04:39
26

Create a Layer Mask Using the Selection Tool

04:39
27

Masking Multiple Images Together

15:15
28

Using Layer Masks to Remove People

10:50
29

Using Layer Masks to Replace Sky

10:04
30

Adding Texture to Images

09:11
31

Layering to Create Realistic Depth

05:35
32

Adjustment Layers in Adobe Photoshop 2020

05:29
33

Optimizing Grayscale with Levels

10:59
34

Adjusting Levels with a Histogram

03:37
35

Understanding Curves

06:18
36

Editing an Image Using Curves

18:41
37

Editing with Shadows/Highlights Adjustment

07:19
38

Dodge and Burn Using Quick Mask Mode

07:14
39

Editing with Blending Modes

08:04
40

Color Theory

05:59
41

Curves for Color

16:52
42

Hue and Saturation Adjustments

08:59
43

Isolating Colors Using Hue/Saturation Adjustment

13:33
44

Match Colors Using Numbers

16:59
45

Adjusting Skin Tones

05:25
46

Retouching Essentials In Adobe Camera Raw

10:52
47

Retouching with the Spot Healing Brush

07:53
48

Retouching with the Clone Stamp

06:51
49

Retouching with the Healing Brush

04:34
50

Retouching Using Multiple Retouching Tools

13:07
51

Extending an Edge with Content Aware

03:42
52

Clone Between Documents

13:19
53

Crop Tool

10:07
54

Frame Tool

02:59
55

Eye Dropper and Color Sampler Tools

08:14
56

Paint Brush Tools

13:33
57

History Brush Tool

06:27
58

Eraser and Gradient Tools

03:06
59

Brush Flow and Opacity Settings

04:17
60

Blur and Shape Tools

11:06
61

Dissolve Mode

09:24
62

Multiply Mode

15:29
63

Screen Mode

14:08
64

Hard Light Mode

14:54
65

Hue, Saturation, and Color Modes

11:31
66

Smart Filters

11:32
67

High Pass Filter

13:40
68

Blur Filter

05:59
69

Filter Gallery

07:42
70

Adaptive Wide Angle Filter

04:43
71

Combing Filters and Features

04:45
72

Select and Mask

20:04
73

Manually Select and Mask

08:08
74

Creating a Clean Background

21:19
75

Changing the Background

13:34
76

Smart Object Overview

08:37
77

Nested Smart Objects

09:55
78

Scale and Warp Smart Objects

09:08
79

Replace Contents

06:55
80

Raw Smart Objects

10:20
81

Multiple Instances of a Smart Object

12:59
82

Creating a Mockup Using Smart Objects

05:42
83

Panoramas

13:15
84

HDR

11:20
85

Focus Stacking

04:02
86

Time-lapse

11:18
87

Light Painting Composite

08:05
88

Remove Moire Patterns

06:11
89

Remove Similar Objects At Once

09:52
90

Remove Objects Across an Entire Image

05:46
91

Replace a Repeating Pattern

06:50
92

Clone from Multiple Areas Using the Clone Source Panel

10:27
93

Remove an Object with a Complex Background

07:49
94

Frequency Separation to Remove Staining and Blemishes

12:27
95

Warping

11:03
96

Liquify

14:02
97

Puppet Warp

12:52
98

Displacement Map

10:36
99

Polar Coordinates

07:19
100

Organize Your Layers

11:02
101

Layer Styles: Bevel and Emboss

02:59
102

Layer Style: Knockout Deep

12:34
103

Blending Options: Blend if

13:18
104

Blending Options: Colorize Black and White Image

06:27
105

Layer Comps

08:30
106

Black-Only Shadows

06:07
107

Create a Content Aware Fill Action

08:46
108

Create a Desaturate Edges Action

07:42
109

Create an Antique Color Action

13:52
110

Create a Contour Map Action

10:20
111

Faux Sunset Action

07:20
112

Photo Credit Action

05:54
113

Create Sharable Actions

07:31
114

Common Troubleshooting Issues Part 1

10:23
115

Common Troubleshooting Issues Part 2

07:57
116

Image Compatibility with Lightroom

03:29
117

Scratch Disk Is Full

06:02
118

Preview Thumbnail

02:10

Lesson Info

Hue, Saturation, and Color Modes

All right. Now let's see if we can clear out the last section of blending modes. The last section is right down here, and it's hue saturation color in luminosity. So Hugh means basic color. That means I'm going to take the basic color that I put on this layer, and I'm going to apply it to what's underneath. And so what those modes do is they divide your picture into three parts in that is hue, saturation and brightness. Where to describe any color in your picture. You could describe it as a combination of those three qualities. You can say the hue of that trailer is red. The saturation of that trailer, meaning how colorful it is, is high, and the brightness is whatever the brightness is. But those three qualities when I set this menu to the choice called Hugh, then whatever I put on this layer is on Lee going to change the hue of what's underneath. It will not be able to change the other two qualities that won't be able to change how saturated things are, and it won't be able to change...

how bright things are so I could click on my foreground color right now and choose, Let's say blue, I'll grab my paintbrush and I'm gonna paint and it's gonna change just the hue, meaning just the basic color of what's underneath. But it's not gonna be ableto modify the saturation or the brightness, which means if I paint over where the window is, the window is very dark, and that's part of brightness. Can't change that. The window doesn't have much color, which means the saturation is low. It won't be able to change that. It'll just be able to change the basic color of whatever shows up in there. And so I could come over here and try to change the color of this. You could use the any tool you don't have to be painting. Let's say I went to the radiant tool in the Grady Int Tool. I came in and chose one of these Grady INTs that had all sorts of colors in it. Here, let's make what it's make. A trailer that got rainbow of color. I'm gonna click near the left side. I'm gonna drag towards the right side, and unfortunately it's going to apply to the background to, But you can see the various colors going to cross will not get Listen, multiply modes if anything else is weird in here. Okay, there we go. It's applying to the wood as well. All that have to do is mask it. So it's not affecting that, Um but we can change the basic color of an object. Got a blue truck. You want to be read? This is how you do it. I'm going to create a new layer again. And this time I'm gonna paint once again and I can paint with the same color. And what I'm gonna do in this case, up some in the Grady into a well, I want to be in the paint. Brush is paint across things. In this time, I'm going to try something that is called saturation. Saturation means make the image underneath. Just colorful is when I'm painting with Well, that's not that useful here because if I choose saturation, it's not going to change the basic color. And it's not gonna change the brightness of what's underneath. It's on Lee going to change how colorful it iss so suddenly when I paint, I painted with a relatively colorful color and so covers that were in this wheel that was so dark that it was, you know, are so less saturated that you can hardly see it really come out then it doesn't actually shift the color of anything. So it's like, When is that useful? Well, one thing. It can be useful for all. Select on hit. Delete to remove the paint that's in there is if I paint with a shade of gray. If I paint with a shade of gray, it takes all the color out because it's trying to make the image underneath Justus. Colorful is what I'm painting with, and what I'm painting with has no color. So if you wanted to paint in areas being black and white, you could. One method of doing so would be to create a new layer. Set it to saturation mode in paint with any shade of gray. Doesn't matter which one, as long as it's a shade that doesn't have any color. There's no bluish or yellowish orange in there. Then we have another blending mode in here, and it is called color. Now. Color is a combination of two other bloody modes. It will apply both the hue and the saturation together, and so let's see what we could use it for. Well, what if I had an image that was black and white here? I'm just gonna choose de saturate to get this image to not have any color. It's an empty layer. We're gonna work in the layer underneath. Here we go. And so now, in this empty layer above, I'm gonna put some paint. It's a normal mode, so it just obscures your view of what's underneath. You might think that the mod called Hugh would work, but it won't because remember, this divides your image into three components hue, saturation and brightness. And when you're Hugh Mode, you're only applying one of those pieces, and it makes the image justice colorful of it was before justice, brighter, dark as it was before, while this image was black and white. If I choose saturation is not going to do it, it's on Lee. When I choose, color color means apply both the basic color that's in this layer and how colorful it is, and therefore the only thing that's picked up from what's underneath is the brightness, and so therefore, I can use this to colorize black and white pictures. I just probably want to be more careful with the colors that I choose. And so that is color mode. The last mode in here is called luminosity, and that means Onley allow this layer to change the brightness that's underneath make it so it takes on the brightness of what I'm painting with. So if we look for something where that might be useful, let's see, Let's look at a couple examples that in one other all right, here I want to apply an adjustment. I'm gonna come in and go to Curbs in and curves. I'm gonna dark in this picture and it doesn't matter that I'm using curves. It could be brightness and contrast levels. Anything that darkens when you darken the picture, you're going to find that the image becomes more colorful. Well, I wasn't trying to make it more colorful. That just happens without my wanting it to Well, if you want to, you can change the blending mode oven adjustment layer, and you can change it to the choice called luminosity. And that means allow this adjustment toe Onley affect the brightness. Do not allow it to affect the color at all. Therefore, it can't make the much more colorful, and it can't change the color of what's in the picture. So if I turn this off and on now, I'm darkening. But it's different because if I were to change this back to normal, watch the colors, you see him, how much more colorful they are. So when I said it to luminosity, I can darken without shifting or making the image more colorful. Another example of an issue here. Do you notice where the light is coming through here I can see a pink glow on the side here, kind of magenta ish, little purplish here and over here, a little kind of purple blue. Well, I want to create a brand new empty layer grab my paintbrush tool and all I'm going to do is take a color that's in the image where I don't see that glow. Let's say right in here and I'm just gonna paint over that. Take a color that's over here. You can do that when you're in the paint brush by option clicking. That means let me use the eyedropper tool just for the length of time you have option held down So if you're in the normal paint brush tool option clicking, which is all clicking and Windows allows you to grab a color out of your picture. So I'll do that. Now I'm gonna come in here and say Color, Let that apply to the color that's underneath, or I could set it to potentially Hugh. But you see how there I'm trying to get rid of those colorful issues. So when you end up going to the blending mode menu, you notice you have this long list of choices. It's less important to know what individual modes do. It's more important to know why are they group together in what's unique about each In this list, up at the top is an odd mode you rarely use called dissolve. That makes it so things cannot be partially see through. Instead, they'll either be completely showing up or completely disappearing in any area that looked as if it was partially see through gets this kind of dissolved look below that we have a section of darkening modes in those white disappears. It's known as being neutral, and so anything that's white completely goes away. Anything is darker than white has a potential of darkening. My picture multiply mode acts like ink. It's a good one to remember the next mowed down in there. It could only brighten your picture. And in those black disappears. Anything brighter than black has a potential of Brighton in your picture and screen mode acts like light. So if you remember that, you kind of get general mental picture of how those work the next section down combines darken. In Brighton modes, 50% grade disappears. It's what's known as neutral. Anything brighter than 50% grade takes on one of those lightning modes. Anything darker than 50% gray takes on one of the darkening modes, and so in their hard light mode, acts like light. If it's brighter than 50% gray in ink of its darker, the next section of modes compares the layer you're working on to what's under it and shows you where it's different with the choice of difference. It shows you that it's black, and if you try the other choices like exclusion, you'll find more gray showing up. But it's still comparing the layers and showing you where they're different. Then finally, the bottom set of blending modes ends up dividing your image into three pieces. And that is Hugh, which means basic color saturation, which means how colorful in brightness, which is how brighter, dark something is. And it applies only one or two of those qualities from the layer you're working on, and it grabs the rest from what's underneath. So the one and they're called color is the one that applies to it applies both hue and saturation. You're gonna find this menu not only at the top of layers panel. You'll also find it when you're in certain tools. You also find it when you're applying layer styles like Drop Shadow, orb, Evelyn and Boss and so don't think of it is just being a feature of your layers panel. It's any time you have an a piece that you want to apply to something underneath, and you wanted to interact with it in a unique way that's blending modes

Class Materials

Bonus Materials with Purchase

Lessons 1 - 6 - Handbook 1: Introduction to Adobe Photoshop
Lessons 7 - 12 - Handbook 2: How to Use Camera Raw
Lessons 13 - 18 - Handbook 3: Making Selections
Lessons 19 - 24 - Handbook 4: Using Layers
Lessons 25 - 30 - Handbook 5: Using Layer Masks
Lessons 31 - 38 - Handbook 6: Using Adjustment Layers
Lessons 39 - 44 - Handbook 7: Color Theory
Lessons 45 - 51 - Handbook 8: Retouching Essentials
Lessons 52 - 59 - Handbook 9: Tools Panel
Lessons 60 - 64 - Handbook 10: Layer Blending Modes
Lessons 65 - 70 - Handbook 11: How to Use Filters
Lessons 71 - 74 - Handbook 12: Advanced Masks
Lessons 75 - 81 - Handbook 13: Using Smart Objects
Lessons 82 - 86 - Handbook 14: Photography for Photoshop
Lessons 87 - 93 - Handbook 15: Advanced Photo Retouching
Lessons 94 - 98 - Handbook 16: Warp, Blend, Liquify
Lessons 99 - 105 - Handbook 17: Advanced Layers
Lessons 106 - 112 - Handbook 18: Actions
Lessons 113 - 117 - Handbook 19: Troubleshooting Issues
Practice Images 1: Introduction to Adobe Photoshop
Practice Images 2: How to Use Camera Raw
Practice Images 3: Making Selections
Practice Images 4: Using Layers
Practice Images 5: Using Layer Masks
Practice Images 6: Using Adjustment Layers
Practice Images 7: Color Theory
Practice Images 8: Retouching Essentials
Practice Images 9: Tools Panel
Practice Images 10: Layer Blending Modes
Practice Images 11: How to Use Filters
Practice Images 12: Advanced Masks
Practice Images 13: Using Smart Objects
Practice Images 14: Photography for Photoshop
Practice Images 15: Advanced Photo Retouching
Practice Images 16: Warp, Blend, Liquify
Practice Images 17: Advanced Layers
Practice Images 18: Actions
Practice Images 19: Troubleshooting Issues

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Highly recommended if you want to take your Photoshop skills to the next level. Ben Willmore is clear, concise, and professional. He also has a good speaking voice that is not distracting but also keeps you engaged. Lastly, I would recommend that as you become more advanced, increasing the speed of the video (one of the options given on the menu)...especially if you've gone through the course once before and maybe want to watch it again. The double speed is very efficient as you become more advanced in Photoshop. Thanks for the help Ben!

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