Smart questions
Smart answers
Smart people
Join Tek-Tips Forums
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS

Member Login




Remember Me
Forgot Password?
Join Us!

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips now!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

Join Tek-Tips
*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.
Jobs from Indeed

Link To This Forum!

Partner Button
Add Stickiness To Your Site By Linking To This Professionally Managed Technical Forum.
Just copy and paste the
code below into your site.

raineyday06 (TechnicalUser) (OP)
15 Mar 08 19:04
I'm trying to take a colored picture of a baby turn it black and white except the eyes i want them to stay blue.

Is there any way you can help me or is there online tutorials that can help me do this?

I assume I'm going to need to use something with layers but i am not sure how.
jconingham (TechnicalUser)
17 Mar 08 12:19
Here's a tutorial that might help you: http://teom.coningham.net/psp-x/greyscale-and-color
OzSupra (IS/IT--Management)
1 Jul 08 17:10
Cut the eyes out of the coloured picture using the freehand tool. You will probably need to zoom in to do this. Save the eyes as a seperate file. Next convert the coloured image to grey scale. Now paste in the eyes over the grey image. Done.
Adrian.
vacunita (Programmer)
1 Jul 08 17:55
No need to use a different file, just copy and paste them as a new layer onto the same file. Then just make the bottom layer B/W.


 

----------------------------------
Ignorance is not necessarily Bliss, case in point:
Unknown has caused an Unknown Error on Unknown and must be shutdown to prevent damage to Unknown.  

ChrisHunt (Programmer)
10 Jul 08 8:40
No need to copy and paste them either - just select them and then pick "promote to layer" from the selection menu.

Or - for another way to do it - duplicate the whole image as a new layer, then convert this new layer to black and white. You can then use the eraser tool to rub out the black & white layer and allow the coloured layer to show through from behind.

You should be able to find more detailed tutorials if you Google for "selective color" or "selective desaturation" (many might be for Photoshop, but will often apply just as well to PSP)

-- Chris Hunt
Webmaster & Tragedian
Extra Connections Ltd

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members!

Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close