How To Use The B&W Overlays

Posted on January 20, 2012 by Leslie Nicole | 0 Comments


B&W overlays are very powerful because they can be transformed into any color. In Photoshop or Elements, simply add a solid color adjustment layer and apply a clipping mask. That sounds really complicated, but it's not at all. In fact it's easy, peasy. Just watch this video to see how simple it is.

Here's a support graphic for how it will look in your layers.

(Note: the only difference between Photoshop and Elements is that in Photoshop, I can group these layers into folders to keep my layer panel tidy. In Elements, grouping layers is more of a constraint. Grouping is not essential, just convenient.)

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