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black and white cutout tutorial

Example:


The Steps

1. Open the cutout.


2. Hold in the CTRL key on your keyboard and click the thumbnail of the cutout layer. The sitemodel should be selected now.
I cropped this for tutorial purposes.


3. Click "Layer >> New Fill Layer >> Solid Color" and choose black.


4. Change the layers blending mode to Hue.


and now I have:


If you're satisfied with that than stop here. If you think the cutout is too dark than...

Hold in CTRL and select the thumbnail again. Now click this. It's at the bottom of the layers panel.


Choose "Brightness/Contrast" and slide the brightness bar to the right as far as you think it should go to look good.



Finished Product: