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Tigz Rice is a London based photographer specialising in fashion and boudoir with a vintage aesthetic. An Adobe Community Professional and Wacom Influencer, she originally trained in digital illustration before naturally progressing into the world of photography and retouching. Alongside a client list including Cosmopolitan Magazine, Burlesque On Ice and Paris Burlesque Festival, her work has dominated the European burlesque scene since 2009, which consequently means everything she owns is covered with a fine layer of glitter…

Colour theory is something that has been drilled into our heads as designers, artists and photographers - but it’s often harder to get right in practice than you’d think. If you’ve been looking for help to make your images pop, Adobe CC Color Panel - known as Kuler in older versions - is a great Photoshop tool from Adobe which gives you access to a list of complementary, analogous, triad or compound colour schemes, saving you time in the process.

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In this tutorial, we’ll look at how you can use Adobe’s Color Panel add-on in Photoshop CC 2014 - or Photoshop CS6 or CC’s Kuler panel - to recolour clashing elements and harmonise the overall colour scheme of an image.

The Adobe Color Panel is also available as a free iPhone app for those wanting to create on the go. You can even create your own colour schemes by taking colours direct from your photos.

Model: Ivy Paige

Software needed

Photoshop CS6, CC or CC 2014

Time to complete

5 minutes

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