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.

From series of tutorials for MagicPicker, advanced Photoshop color wheel for professional artists

Tip#118: Color Wheel modes in MagicPicker 9

The latest version of MagicPicker panel for Photoshop and Illustrator now includes the Munsell Color Wheel mode in addition to Triangle, Box, Diamond, Color Temperature, and LDT Color Cube modes.

Color Wheel Modes of new MagicPicker 9
Color Wheel Modes of new MagicPicker 9

Munsell Color wheel is based on the way that the human eye perceives color, and it is arranged according to three color dimensions: hue, value, and chroma. It’s an industry standard color wheel for easier color matching and finding colors in shades for a given hue.

Works in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop CS5, CS6, CC, CC2014, CC2015, CC2017, CC2018, CC2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023.

From series of tutorials for MagicPicker, advanced Photoshop color wheel panel

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Tip#117: Quickly pick colors on foreground/background gradient slider with MagicPicker

MagicPicker lets you pick colors halfway between foreground and background using F/B slider. Click on the eyedropper on the slider to pick current foreground/background colors into gradient from Photoshop. Then move slider to acquire intermediate colors.

Add/use more sliders in MagicPicker!

Works in Photoshop & Illustrator CC 2023 and below!

From series of tutorials for MagicPicker, advanced Photoshop color wheel and HUD

Tip#116: Randomize brush/tool after every stroke in Photoshop

🔶🔹🔴 Auto-Randomize Brush/Tool tip after every click on Document in #Photoshop using MagicSquire.

1) Choose a group to use brushes from
2) Click Randomizer button to activate this mode. When Randomizer is active MagicSquire will pick a new Brush (or Tool) tip from the current group – after every click on Photoshop’s Document.
3*) Through Settings you can activate a mode when you randomize a tool by clicking on the button

From series of tutorials for MagicSquire, advanced Brush Manager/HUD for Adobe Photoshop

Tip#115: Custom Images for Photoshop Brush/Tool Presets in MagicSquire

Here’s how to assign your own 🍕 Custom images to Brush & Tool Presets in MagicSquire 6 for Photoshop

  1. Click the ⬆️ on MagicSquire panel when you’re creating new or editing existing preset.
  2. Select an image.

That’s it! Build a beautiful high-res showcase of your tools. 

MagicSquire is an advanced Brush/Tool Preset Organizer and HUD for Photoshop

Tip#114: Multiple mixing fields in MixColors

🍭 Mix 1,2,4 colors separately using multiple mixing areas of ✴️ MixColors panel:

Click the squared button to toggle mixing areas.

Quickly mix in blacks, whites or fully saturated colors using +/- and get physically accurate results in Photoshop

From series of tutorials for MixColors, the unique physically accurate color mixer in Adobe Photoshop

New MixColors 5 is out, upgrade here

Tip#113: Smart targeting of image areas with specific colors – MagicTints

Assign specific colors to target image areas using machine learning. Create color palette in #MagicTints, then click “Guide palette to target colors on the layer” button:

Click "Guide palette to target colors on the layer"
Click “Guide palette to target colors on the layer”

 

and click on target areas on the image:

Select target areas on the image
Select target areas on the image

Works with photos, graphics, concept art – any type of image.

After you close the dialog you can apply “guided colors” to the current image. MagicTints will use the machine learning engine to smartly assign the rest of the colors.

Batch-processing supported on macOS/Windows. Correctly guides to gradients etc.

MagicTints is 1-click color matching solution for Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe CC, macOS, Windows, Unity, etc.

Tip#112: Adjust LUT export precision in MagicTints

When you 🔴🟠🟡🟢🔵 transfer color from one image to another with MagicTints you can Export .cube/.png LUT.

Then use it in any graphics or video software for other images. Set its precision in Settings. Color grade with 8x8x8, 16x16x16 and up to 128x128x128!

Available in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and in Standalone Desktop app for Windows/macOS.

From series of tutorials for MagicTints – 1-click color conversion and LUT export

Tip#111: Hide/Show new Photoshop Brush Controls in MagicSquire

🧙️ Hide Brush Controls on MagicSquire panel in #Photoshop by clicking the button titled “Hide” on the top left of the panel.

This works great if you only need to organize and access 🟡💜🟩 groups of brushes/tools.

Re-display Brush Controls by clicking the 🎛️ “Show Brush Controls” button on the top.

From series of tutorials for MagicSquire, the pro manager with colored groups for Photoshop brushes