Tuesday, March 21, 2017

CoffeeShop "Sweet Pastel" Photoshop/PSE Fine Art Action!

Spring is here and I just wrote a brand new beautiful spring-inspired fine art action to share with you today! I call this one "Sweet Pastel" and it is lovely on so many images such as portraits, florals, still life, etc. It is also fully adjustable.

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Original images used in this post (pink flowers, purple flowers, model and building, model and flowers, close-up portrait, grass).

CoffeeShop "Sweet Pastel" Photoshop/PSE Action Tutorial:

This is the original image.

This is the edit after running "Sweet Pastel".

I usually only adjust a few layers (Contrast Boost and Save the Whites).

For this edit I turned down the opacity of Contrast Boost  to 18%.

Then I turned off the Save the Whites layer completely. 

I love the final edit on this image. So pretty and feminine. I would love to see your own edits using this action on my Facebook page.

Download the CoffeeShop "Sweet Pastel" Photoshop/PSE Action.

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    1. I just checked and it is working. You might want to use a different browser to download it.

  2. I have no problem downloading or making the .png file for the thumbnail but nothing inside the zip file can be dragged and dropped or copied and pasted. Not the file folder and not the .atn or .png file. I'm so bummed because I really wanted to play with this. I had loaded a couple other ones and then did another just to see if it was a problem with my computer but it's working fine. After having the issue, I tried extracting the file instead from the zip with Extraction Wizard and the file required a password? That doesn't happen with the other ones.

    1. Try a different unzipping program, there is no password protection on any of my files!

    2. Hi Rita: I used 7zip and it worked! Odd that I had no trouble with the couple of others I'd downloaded but whatever works! I'll likely spend the rest of the day playing...
      Thanks so much!!!

  3. LOVE!!! this is chammomile tea will be one of my new favs

    1. Thank you so much, I love both of those too! Rita


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