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Photoshop 2020 Colorizing a photo with gradients, new preset panels and features


How to use Object selection and new Gradient panel to change colors in Photo in seconds.

In this tutorial, we will look at 2 of the new features in Photoshop 2020. We will look at the amazing Object Selection tool to select parts of a photo. Then we will use the new gradient presets. You will see how the new preset panels work and be able to use gradients to change the color of portions of a photo. This will get you better results than using flat colors alone.

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Step 1// MAKE A SELECTION

1. Choose the new Object selection tool. Make sure it’s set to lasso in the tool options bar.

2. Make a selection around the flower crown. Alt/option+Drag to remove from selection. 

new gradients in Photoshop 2020

Step 2// APPLY GRADIENT

1. Open the gradient panel. Drag a gradient into the image.

2. Change Layer Blending mode to Color.

3. Click the gradient in the layers panel to open the Gradient options. Change the angle and scale. Drag on canvas to reposition the gradient. 

single click gradient presets in Photoshop 2020

Step 3//CHANGE GRADIENT 

With the gradient layer selected, single-click on any gradient to change the color instantly. 

Changing colors in photoshop 2020 with gradients

I hope you liked this, be sure to check out my other Photoshop 2020 new feature tutorials.

Colin

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial. Don’t forget to check out my other Photoshop 2020 tutorials here on PhotoshopCAFE

Great to see you here at the CAFE.

Colin

 

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2 responses to “Photoshop 2020 Colorizing a photo with gradients, new preset panels and features”

  1. Colin I have watched 3 different videos on the new updates. Yours is the best! Yours is more thorough and bc you have both the videos and written instructions! Bravo!

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