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Where's the Desaturate brush gone?

1945 Views 2 Replies Latest reply: Feb 22, 2010 11:09 PM by d60Dave RSS
d60Dave Level 1 Level 1 (10 points)
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Feb 22, 2010 2:03 PM
Hi, in Ap2 I often used to use the desaturate brush to reduce how much background objects would stand out but now I've upgraded to Ap3 I can only find a saturate quickbrush.

Even if I turn the strength of this right down it doesn't have the affect of removing the colour like the old desaturate brush.

Am I looking in the wrong place, is it still there somewhere?

MacPro, 2.66GHz Quad Xeon (Sept '09), Mac OS X (10.6.2), MacMini 2GHz Core2 Duo, Nikon D60, Canon IXUS85
  • Ian Wood Level 5 Level 5 (4,350 points)
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    Feb 22, 2010 2:07 PM (in response to d60Dave)
    Go the the Enhance adjustment brick.
    Take the Saturation slider down to the level you want.
    Go the to the cogwheel button and choose 'Brush Enhance In'.
    This will take the adjustment away and give you a brush where you can brush in the desaturated effect.

    Unlike the desaturate brush in the old dodge & burn plug-in you can go back and tweak the settings at any time.

    G5 2x2GHz, MBP 2.8GHz 17", MBP 2GHz 15", Mac OS X (10.5.7)


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