Tip#127: CIE Luv – color space used by digital pros

Adapt color gamma used by digital pros with CIE Luv – one of many color spaces of 🌺 MagicPicker 9 for #Photoshop. Superior color coverage, perceptual brightness support. Just like Lab but much better!

  1. Open sliders on the bottom
  2. Click “+” and select CIE Luv

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Tip#126: Mix and match color sliders in MagicPicker

Mix and match on Lab, Lch/HCL, HSB, HSL, CMYK, Gradient, CIE L*u*v*, Grayscale, RGB sliders with MagicPicker in #Photoshop. Use all advanced color spaces meant for digital art.

  • Click ⊕ to add sliders
  • Rearrange and remove individual sliders by dragging them

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Tip#125: Use MixColors, MagicSquire, MagicPicker together

Mix, pick, and paint with next level accuracy in Adobe Photoshop. 🧙‍♂️ ✨ Combine MagicPicker, MagicSquire, and MixColors panels to access pro color spaces and advanced brush dynamic

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Tip#124: Vivid, precisely graded hues with L*c*h color space of MagicPicker

Achieve vivid, precisely graded hues easily using exclusive MagicPicker 9’s L*c*h sliders on color wheel. Boost UI/shade painting with a uniform spectrum in Photoshop

  1. Click on the “+” button on the top left to add new sliders
  2. Choose “L*c*h” from the menu
  3. Use new sliders

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MagicSquire 7.1 update – brush workspace for Adobe Photoshop

MagicSquire 7.1 for Adobe Photoshop is out! Bringing improvements and updates:

– Fixed Huge thumbnails in Vertical List mode
– Improved Huge thumbnails display in Long and Short List modes
– Removed a random message when editing brush names with double-click
– Now correctly loading .tpl files that don’t display previews before loading
– Fixed right-click menu in HUD mode on macOS and Windows
– Removed unnecessary rendering of strokes – on double-click
– Monochrome background image in Long List, Short List and Vertical List modes is now displayed correctly
– Improved Group Background Image dialog in various color themes
– Fixed a problem with HUD not opening on macOS in some scenarios
– Fixed display of size-only brushes in Long List, Short List and Vertical List modes
– All available in Photoshop CS6, CC, CC 2014, CC 2015, CC 2017, CC 2018, CC 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

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Tip#122: Persistent Color Wheel HUD popup with MagicPicker 9

💡 Keep unobtrusive, transparent pro-level HUD equipped with color sliders that hides/shows the same place on keyboard shortcut.

Click MagicPicker 9’s Settings menu → Pin HUD to same place

Save clicks and screen space!

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Tip#121: LDT Cube – quick color wheel picker based on color perception

Use MagicPicker 9’s Cube 🔮, new color picker designed for quick digital art.

LDT stands for Lights, Darks, Temperature. And it’s much more than that.

When you move pointer vertically along cube sides it preserves perceived color lightness (same as Tone Lock in MagicPicker). Horizontally – keeps saturation, for any hue!
– Left side is darks
– Right is lights
– Top is temperature

To switch into the mode click “Color Wheel Triangle/Box/Diamond/etc” located on the top right of MagicPicker under Tone Lock button.

Created in collaboration with leading art studios

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Tip#120: Input values and 🎯 snap rulers for color sliders in MagicPicker

Arrow buttons under MagicPicker color wheel activate rulers and numeric inputs – for quick color accuracy and 🎯 snaps.

Click upper arrow to show/hide rulers (and use ctrl-click to snap to values)

Click rightward arrow to show/hide numeric boxes to input exact color component values

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Upgrade MagicPicker to at least version 9 to get this functionality

Anastasiy’s Free Extension Manager 4.1 for CC 2023 updated for all art community. Install plugins. Recommended by Adobe

Officially recommended by Adobe for installation of extensions. Supports all Creative Clouds. Easily install/manage/update plugin extensions. Windows & macOS. Made with ❤️ to support all the art community!

WHAT’S NEW:
– Improved compatibility with latest CC 2023 updates
– Fixed messaging and greatly improved error handling
– Improved on Windows 10, 11, macOS Ventura

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Tip#119: See HUGE preview of current eyedropper color in Photoshop

Unleash a ⛱ HUGE realtime preview of current #Photoshop color. Simply alt-click on the foreground in MagicPicker and activate Realtime preview in Settings. Then click and move eyedropper across your digital art

Works in Illustrator & Photoshop.

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