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Introduction to Blender 2.5 Color Grading - A Sequel

Nov 23, 2010, 01:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Reynante Martinez)

[ Thanks to Veronica for this link. ]

"In this article we will take a look at some more color grading techniques including:
  • Colorizing with Hue Adjustment
  • High Dynamic Look
  • Image Sharpening
  • Color Overlaying
  • Toning Up and Toning Down Colors
  • Creating a Sepia Tone

"Colorizing with hue adjustment

"For a quick and dirty colorization of images, hue adjustment is your best friend. However, the danger with using hue adjustment is that you don't have much control over your tones compared to when you were using color curves.

"To add the hue adjustment node in Blender's Node Editor Window, press SHIFT A then choose Color then finally Hue Saturation Value. This will add the Hue Saturation Value Node which is basically used to adjust the image's tint, saturation (grayscale, vibrant colors), and value (brightness). Later on in this article, you'll see just how useful this node will be. But for now, let's stick with just the hue adjustment aspect of this node."

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