Learn the power and advantage of 16 bit mode in this Adobe Photoshop tutorial!
We’ll create a perfectly smooth multi-blended colorful background that is perfect for your next web design project or UI design project using simple tools in Photoshop!
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Tutorial Recording Notes:
Disclaimer: these are the actual notes I used to record this video and are written in a language you may or may not understand. Hopefully, you find them useful or cool.
- New document 3840×2160 at 300dpi and 16bit
- New layer for each color.
- Paint the larger swaths of color first and then add layers and colors on top of this main color(s)
- Paint some pink on a layer,
- Then blue,
- Then red/dull, dark pink,
- Then dark blue,
- Then yellows
- Blur each layer 300px gaussian blur
- Select all layers and duplicate them and add a second 300px blur to the copies we just made
- Add 0.5% black to white noise to each layer of color
- Show a version of this on a 72dpi, 8bit PSD and show the banding difference.
- Drop in the “toppings” and wrap the project up with a quick export to multiple sizes for all types of use.