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Dr. Alice A. Christie's EDT 546: Gradients Tutorial

Pink flower

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Changes Below: Gradient Tool | Instructions: Gradient Tutorial

Save the image to the right to your desktop. Then open image in Photoshop CS2.

Pink flower

Select the eyedropper tool. Choose a bright orange from the color pallette.

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Select the gradient tool.

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In the gradient options window, choose:

  • Foreground to Transparent
  • Radial Gradient
  • Mode: Hue

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In the gradient options window, be sure that Opacity is 100% and Dither and Transparency are checked.

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Click on the left edge of the flower and drag to the right edge of the flower.

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Release. The flower now is a peach color.

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Examples Using Other Gradients Are Shown Below:

 

Flower with Gradient

 

lower with Gradient

 

lower with Gradient

 

lower with Gradient

 

lower with Gradient

 

lower with Gradient

 

lower with Gradient

 

lower with Gradient

 

lower with Gradient

 

lower with Gradient

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