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Color Mapping in Synthetik Studio Artist
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More ways to clean
up a color map
Here are some more tips to help you clean up your color map.
- Try using region
selections to map different color squares to different areas of the
- I really like to
take one source color and use it to generate my color squares via the
"Random Source Color Analogous" option. Use Map Type "Lum."
- Reduce the Mix
- Because you're
using only 48 colors, sometimes some stepping (posterization) can occur.
Not to worry. Blur it then composite it with a black and white version
of the original to bring back detail.
Be creative! That's
the beauty of a tool like Studio Artist that leaves you so many options
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Floading is owner of Imagine That, a Milwaukee, Wis.-based graphic arts
firm specializing in pre-visualization, storyboards and illustration (and
animation, once Maya comes to Mac!). Floading is a digital artist and
regular contributor to the Synthetik
Studio Artist User Forum at the World Wide
User Groups (WWUG). He
can be reached at [email protected].