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Step 7: Select The Brush Tool If your initial selection of the eyes with the Lasso Tool wasn’t perfect, cleaning things up is as easy as painting with a brush! Select Photoshop’s Brush Tool from the Tools palette, or press the letter B to select it with the keyboard shortcut: Select the Brush Tool. Step 8: Select The Hue/Saturation Layer Mask If we look in our Layers palette, we see our Hue/Saturation adjustment layer sitting above the image on the Background layer. One of the great things about adjustment layers is that they include a built-in layer mask , which makes it easy to control exactly which areas of the image are affected by
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the adjustment layer and which are not. All we need to do is paint on the layer mask with our brush, but first, we need to make sure the layer mask is selected. You should see a white highlight border around the layer mask’s thumbnail, which means the mask is selected. If you don’t see the highlight border, simply click directly on the thumbnail to select the mask: Make sure the layer mask for the adjustment layer is selected. Step 9: Paint On The Mask To Clean Up The Selection To clean up the eyes, simply paint over any problem areas with your brush. Paint with white to add to the area that the Hue/Saturation adjustment layer is affecting, or with black to hide the effects of the adjustment layer. Photoshop paints using your current Foreground color, which you can see by looking at the Foreground color swatch near the bottom of the Tools palette: The Foreground color swatch shows the color you’re painting with. With the layer mask selected, press the letter D on your keyboard to reset your Foreground color to white. To quickly switch to black, press the letter X , which swaps the Foreground and Background colors. Press X again to switch back to white. To change the size of your brush, use the left and right bracket keys on your keyboard. Press the left bracket key ( [ ) repeatedly to make the brush smaller or the right bracket key ( ] ) to make it larger. Press Shift+left bracket to make the brush edges softer if needed, or Shift+right bracket to make them harder.
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Here, I’m painting around the outer edge of one of the eyes with a small brush, with black as my Foreground color, to hide any areas where the new green color extended out into the white part of the eye: Painting with black on the layer mask to remove any unwanted green areas. Here, after cleaning up the effect by painting on the layer mask, is my final result:
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Written by Steve Patterson. In this Photo Retouching tutorial, we’ll learn a very simple technique for changing someone’s eye color in a photo using a Hue/Saturation adjustment layer! Of course, there’s no shortage of ways to change colors in an image with Photoshop , but whether you know which color you want to use or just want to play around and experiment, a Hue/Saturation image adjustment makes changing eye color easy, fast and fun! Download our tutorials as print-ready PDFs!
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