#QUICKTIP NO.1 - DIY COLORWHEEL

THE PICTURE ABOVE IS CREATED WITH A SINGLE CIRCLE BLADE ON A WALTHER P7 WHERE I SWITCHED BETWEEN "STATIC ON" AND "STROBE" MODE.

 

THIS QUICKTIP IS FOR THE LOVERS OF COLOR-VARIATIONS, EQUAL IF YOU USE IT FOR TUBES, BLADES OR ONLY ON TORCHES, IT´S A SIMPLE WAY OF CREATING A DRASTIC CHANGE TO YOUR COLORED OUTPUT.

HERE ARE THE SINGLE STEPS:

- CREATE A BLANK Din A4 QUEER FORMAT PICTURE WITH 300dpi IN PS

- SEARCH ONLINE FOR "COLORWHEEL" PICTURES

- GRAB DIFFERENT VARIATIONS FROM YOUR BROWSER BY TAKING

  SCREENSHOTS OR SAVE THEM TEMPORARY

- PASTE THEM IN YOUR NEW BLANK PS IMAGE

- Do THIS WITH VARIATIONS AND MULTIPLY THEM TWICE SO YOU GET

  THREE TIMES THE SAME COLORWHEEL NEXT TO EACHOTHER

- MERGE THESE INTO ONE LAYER

- COPY/PASTE ONE ROW, MOVE IT TO THE EMPTY PART OF YOUR DRAFT

  AND CHANGE THE HUE SETTINGS

- PASTE THE LAYER AGAIN, ROTATE IT AND CAHNGE YOUR LAYER

  TO "MULTIPLY"

- SELECT YOUR FAVORITE COLORGRADES

- REPEAT THIS PROCESS AND REDUCE COLORS BY CHANGING

  THE LAYERS HUE SETTINGS AGAIN

- ROTATE CANVAS TO EDGEWISE AND PRINT THIS NOW TO OVERHEAD FOIL

- MASURE UP YOUR TORCH FRONT DIAMETER

- DRAW AN OUTLINE ON TOP OF YOUR PRINTED CIRCLES

- CUT OUT THE 3 SAME SIZED CIRCLES WITH SCISSORS

- OVERLAY AND TAPE THE 1st AND THE 2nd CIRCLE WITH TRANSPARENT TAPE

- REPEAT THIS WITH THE 3rd CIRCLE

- NOW INSERT THE COLORWHEEL CIRCLE ON TOP OF YOUR TORCH INTO AN EMPTY LENSCAP OR DIRECTLY INTO THE BLADE ADAPTER

 

YOUR TOOL IS NOW READY FOR ACTION!
 

WATCH THE VIDEO TUTORIAL OR GO THREW THE SINGLE STEPS OF CREATION WITH THE INSTRUCTION BELOW:

Colorgel tuned Lightpainting Tutorial