Color Decay Photoshop Action
Save hours of creative work by using this professional photoshop action to create a Color Decay effect on your photos. Detailed and creative result with a single click action!
- Tested and working on Photoshop CS6, and CC (English Version). You can change Photoshop’s language by following the instructions here.
- Tested on 60 different photos to ensure the effect’s adaptability
- Recommended photo size is between 1500-3000px.
- Preview photos are not included in the download.
- One click action.
- Open Photoshop and open the Actions panel, if you cannot see it by default on the right side of the Photoshop interface, click “Window > Actions” to show it.
- On the Actions window, click the coner icon on the top right to show a drop-down menu, then click “Load Actions…”. Locate the “Color Decay.atn” on your filesystem.
- “Color Decay.atn” wil now appear on your Actions panel.
How to use the Action
- Open the photo you wish to apply the action on.
- Make sure that the photo layer is locked and set as “Background”. Newly opened photos are set as “Background” and locked as default. If the opened photo is not, set it by clicking “Layer > New > Background from Layer”.
- Create a new layer on top of of the “Background layer”, named it “brush”. All letters must be lowercase for the action to work properly.
- Select the “brush” layer, then brush the areas of the image you want the effect to be applied.
- For the final step, expand the “Color Decay” set inside the Actions panel and click the play button.
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