Muted Colors (with videos and script-fu)

Posted by patdavid
Created Jun 20, 2011
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A look at methods for softly muting the colors in an image.

A look at 3 different methods for approaching muted colors in an image. Including a desaturated layer overlay, luminosity blending modes, and curves adjustments with layer blending modes.

Original, and desaturated layer overlay:

Original Desaturated Overlay

Luminosity Masks and Curves adjustment:

Layer Masks and Blending Modes Curves and Blending Modes

At the end of the tutorial you'll find a script-fu I wrote to automatically apply these muted colors for you. Enjoy!

View the Tutorial →


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