Change the colour of an object in Photoshop

One of the things I have learnt is how to change the colour of an object in Photoshop. And now I want to show you a simple way of doing so.

1. Open the picture you want to edit.

The Photoshop CC workspace with a bauble picture in the middle

2. Go to the Adjustments panel. If you can't find the icon below, go to Window then Adjustments.

3. Click the Hue/Saturation button (middle-left). If you are unsure which icon you need to look for, look below:

4. Click the second option below the Presets label. In this picture, it is where it says "Reds." Click it and press the colour closest to the colour of the object you are trying to change. On the bottom section of the tab, compress it as you can see below:

5. Click the second icon (it's selected in the picture below) and select the object you want to change the colour of. This is so Photoshop knows what object(s) to change the colour of.

6. Change the Hue slider until you achieve the colour you want. Don't worry if there are objects around the picture that are turning the same colour as well; we'll fix that in a bit.

7. Once you've done that, get the Paintbrush tool. Make sure the colour is set to Black. While you're at it, go to the Layers panel (again, if you don't know where it is, go to Window and then Layer) and make sure the Hue/Saturation layer is selected.

8. When you've done that, paint the areas of your picture that you would like to exclude from the colour change that are the same colour as the object you want to change.

9. That's it. If you want to include an area that you didn't mean to paint black, just paint it white again.

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