Adding a Gradient or Filtered Background To Your Photo

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Sometimes a solid background just isn’t enough and you want a little variance in the background color or lighting. This tutorial will show you a pretty simple way to make that happen in Photoshop. In order to use this tutorial you need to be able to mask out any foreground material so that it will not be altered by the gradient. If you are looking for masking tutorials you can use any of the masking tutorials on this website. I also sometimes use Topaz Remask 5, which is a paid tool, but it helps with some finer details. My hair masking in Photoshop tutorial using channels will do the same thing, it just takes longer.

Adding a Gradient Background Tutorial

 

Links from the video:

Masking Hair with Channels Tutorial
Topaz Remask (this is a paid tool, but if you subscribe to Topaz they will usually have sales and discounts pretty often and you can get it for up to 50% off.)

 

Hair:/Wasabi Pills/ Drew Mesh Hair by MissAllSunday Lemon (@Hairology)

Head: Lelutka Mesh Head Simone by Jaden Art

Eyes: IKON Triumph Eyes by Ikon Innovia

Skin/Makeup: Bold & Beauty :: Sasha (Lelutka Applier) and makeup appliers by Jourdan McMillan (@Tres Chic)

Earrings: (Kunglers) Shani earrings by AvaGardner Kungler (@On9)

Pose: Pretense Poses Linger by Gidge Uriza

Done

This post title expresses my exact desires with regards to today’s photos. After erasing my photos not once, but twice after I had edited them, I finally just decided to throw them up and not tempt fate a third time.

My Slink Obsession is still going on and today I am wearing the lovely Rock Candy fingernails—some of my favorites at the event. And who can help but love any shoe that Betty Doyle releases? These sweet sandals are for the Slink Mid Feet.

 

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At any rate, my mood went along nicely with this song from the Madden Brothers. And I love the video.

Hair: Lamb. Asteria by Lamb Bellic (@Collabor88)

Skin: -Glam Affair – Artemis – Asia by Aida Ewing (@Collabor88)

Eyes: .ID. Bright / Mesh Eyes / Bright Hazel by Audrey Lamede

Earrings: =Zenith=Azure Teal Stone Earring(Golden) by Miffyhoi Rosca

Body: Slink Physique figure by Siddean Munro

Dress: coldLogic dress – irelan.sand by coldLogic

Bag: ISON – maleese striped net bag (tan) by Harry Hyx (@Uber)

Shoes: Ingenue :: Nanette Wedges by Betty Doyle (@My Slink Obsession)

Pose: PRETENSE – MY HAND OBSESSION – 3 by Gidge Uriza (@My Slink Obsession)

Nails: *rockCandy – nailCandy – Dottin’ Collection by Autumn Fairlane (@My Slink Obsession)

Location: La Cosa Nostra

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Bella Notte

Caelan Hancroft’s Bella Notte set is at Fameshed this round and made me think of dusky evenings and fantastical places. Pangloss fit the fantastical place bill today.
The first round of My Slink Obsession starts tomorrow, August 5th, and will include a variety of avatar enhancement items for all your Slink body attachments. Get ready to be enhanced!

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Hair: TRUTH HAIR Lala by Truth Hawks

Skin: -Glam Affair – Rose – America by Aida Ewing

Eyes: Aveline Eurasian Silver Wigeon by Giggle Solo

Body: Slink Physique Mesh Figure by Siddean Munro

Jewelry: Cae :: Bella Notte by Caelan Hancroft (@Fameshed)

Dress: Baiastice_Vivienne Gown-powder by Sissy Pessoa (@Fameshed)

Hands: Slink mesh hands casual by Siddean Munro

Pose: PRETENSE – MY HAND OBSESSION – 4 by Gidge Uriza (@My Slink Obsession—starts August 5th)

Location: Pangloss