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Photoshop Multiply Layer Tut by TamberElla Photoshop Multiply Layer Tut by TamberElla
A lot of people seemed confused about this so I decided to just make a tutorial out of it :)

Tutorials on shading:
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Chykiora Featured By Owner May 1, 2016  Student Digital Artist
I have a question, what colors of shading suit what time?
Silverheart-Nine Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2016  Student General Artist
:nod: Thanks! Looks like a good technique to keep in mind!
Hi-dragon Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
MacUser? Me too ^_^
LynKofWinds Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2014
Hey, I am a total idiot when it comes to PS.... How do you change the colors like that without having to recolor it completely?
This is an awesome tutorial btw! :3
grizzzly-bear Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
you can lock the transparency and just color over it with the new color
LynKofWinds Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014
thank you C:
DexFenik Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I don't know about her, but one way you can change colors is by going to image > adjustments > replace color. Once the replace color box pops up, you select the areas you want to replace the colors of and you can adjust it by hue, saturation, and lightness. Make sure you're working on the right layer though.

It works better the higher the resolution.
LynKofWinds Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014
Thank you!!! :D
prince-o-sky Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank You so much you helped me a lot with this! ❤
239CX5 Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thankyou so much! I think this is just what I was looking for.
MoonstreamFeline Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
OOOH now I get how all those people did it!! with MULTIPLY!!
okay, I'll have to try that. 
Xylothor Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
How did you change the colors of the shading?
ThatMarsupicat Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Oh gosh I'm really confused by this ;o;
Renigaed Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This and your other two tuts are amazing! They are very well done and easy to follow. Thank you for making such amazingly made tutorials. They will certainly help me create a style of my own!
AidanInferno Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Many thanks. I was trying to understand this in GIMP and now I do XP 
catpins Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
will this work on SAI?
xxSkyfrost Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yes, you can add multiply and overlay layers on SAI c:
catpins Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you C:
Ekc6 Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013
Thank you so much <3333
SwiftyKill Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Okay, this helps, but is there a simple tool for shading? xD The text is so little
KarjamP Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013
You didn't read the first tutorial, haven't you?

The first tutorial is in the description.

Click the picture that doesn't contain dogs (unless you've already read part one anyway - that's part two).
SwiftyKill Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Pfft. Thanks.
Nananoontje Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Thanks so much. I learned it, and i whas looking for it al long while ago ^^
Saige199 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013  Student Digital Artist
wow, everything you do makes it seem like they glow... I LOVE it thanks for tut!
ChineseFightinMuffin Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I just got my first ever tablet and this is extremely helpful, thank you so so much for all your time and effort put into making these tutorial Tamberella!
Lulzbian Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ughhhh but I have GIMP XD

But this will do me good for when I have photoshop :D
nynne61636 Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013  Hobbyist
Well, not sure if you got PS already or figured it out already, but you can still use multiply on GIMP, hehe xP
twinkiedragon Featured By Owner May 1, 2013
WhenThingsGoBoom Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012
This is incredibly useful! Just these few tips are going to help me a lot! :D
Ukeaco Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012
Thanks for that clipping mask trick! Been trying to figure that one out for ages on my own. You've saved my life!
Ilopissa Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012  Student Artist
Great tut, sure gonna try this; I've such a goof with masks, so this'll be very helpfull :orange:
TehBlizzyWolf Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
thankyouthankyouthankyouthankyou Helped me find something I didnt know. <3
EmuroMiq Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2012
your tutorials are brilliant!
Sara-Roth Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2012
Wow, this was really helpful. Shading has been so difficult for me, but with these tips with layers and masks are sure to make it easier! Thank you very much!
runningfreely Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2012  Hobbyist
Waaaa, thank you Tamberella! :squee: Now it is comprhensible xD
dgafqueen Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for this! It helped me out ALOT! I was shading in such a complex way XO but doing this will make things so much easier! thanks!
MaureenEileen Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2012
*gasp* you can do that??O.o
irRationTS Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2012
I need to attempt this type of shading. My shading always looks out of place because it isn't the right tone. Thank you for this.
xAveryy Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2012  Student Artist
I'm not sure How I'd do this on Paint Tool Sai, especially the clipping mask bit. D:
dgafqueen Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
the layer that is going to be used to shade set it to multiply and clipping group. you can find these settings right above your layer area in sai (hope you figure it out ^_^) if not I can help you figure it out
xAveryy Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2012  Student Artist
Haha, I found it a while after I posted the commented.
Thank you, though!
dgafqueen Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Whoops XD I never check the dates on comments OTL XO
Afrobunnyqueen Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
omg this was so kinda of a newbie with layers but this really helped! thank you!
catderson Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're tutorials are so helpful. I only have GIMP, but it's basically the same thing :3
Drunk-Titan Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Omg that's helpful :D. Ty for making this I faved it so I can read it later wen I go draw
RonTheWolf Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
yay for servals! i loev the really dark version
DariokUs Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Woow this rly helped me a lot! x3
BladeKat Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Great shading tutorial. Loved it! ^^
NHLoveDani Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I don't think you'll have time to answer right NOW (though I'm working) but do you have any idea how this works for "Photoshop Elements 6.0"?
inejwstine Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks! I always seem to have trouble with clipping masks, but you made it very easy to understand and figure out!
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