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Photoshop Tip: Additional Gradient Overlays

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Tips & Tutorials, by Mark White
December 12, 2012

The Gradient Overlay layer style is ideal for instantly changing the colour of an object, and has some artistic presets to enjoy

Gradient Overlay styles

Not only does Gradient Overlay come with blend modes, but also additional preset gradients such as Photographic Toning.

To find these, click on the gradient’s preview in the Layer Style menu, and then on the small cog symbol to open up presets.

Experiment with the presets for more colour combinations, including Simple, Special Effects, or Color Harmonies.

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