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21 July 2008 @ 12:40 am
oh look a tutorial  
ohyuh. this will go here until i get a site ready, to put stuff on.




Step 1:
open photoshop

Step 2:
open your picture, i found the one of gabe on buzznet, and the one of alex on mtv.com



Step 3:
go to Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Levels

Input Levels:
17
.97
191

Output Levels:
0
255

you should have something that looks like this:



Step 4:
go to Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Curves

Make 2 points

172,208
52,104



Step 5:
once again Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Selective Colour
make sure you have Relative selected

Reds
Cyan: -8
Magenta: 45
Yellow: -45
Black: -18

Cyans
Cyan: 9
Magenta: -11
Yellow: -35
Black: 54

Neutrals
Cyan: -7
Magenta: 13
Yellow: 0
Black: 0



Step 6:
the textures, i used these two from killinginthename.com
of course you could always use differn't ones

http://i35.tinypic.com/2nlbp1d.jpg
http://i37.tinypic.com/2i0vlth.jpg

MAKE SURE THESE GO ABOVE YOUR IMAGE, AND UNDER THE LEVELS, SELECTIVE COLOUR, AND CURVES LAYERS

set both to 'screen'

and then make sure our layers match:



and you should get something like this:



if it doesn't look quite right, feel free to mess around with the settings

Tutorial Written by tiedwithabow.livejournal.com