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Beginner Color Toning in Photoshop

via CreativeLive


You’ve heard of doing color correction to fix color casts and various white balance issues. Now learn how to intentionally skew the colors and tones in an image for the sake of mood or special effect. Learn how hue/saturation, levels, adjustment layers, gradients, and gradient maps can be used for color “incorrection” to create vintage and matte film effects.  

Software Used: Adobe Photoshop CC 2015


  • Understanding White Balance, Color Balance, Hue & Saturation
  • Manipulating Color Balance
  • Working with Hue & Saturation
  • Black & White Adjustment Layer with Tint
  • Simple Color Correction
  • Toning with Color Fills
  • Split Toning with Gradient Maps
  • Realistic Toning with Gradient Maps
  • Creative Coloring with Curves
  • Loading & Recording Actions
  • Creating Your Own Actions

Taught by

Khara Plicanic


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