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Anna & iCads colors....

Okay, so I did a livestream earlier on how to recolor objects fast and easy. As Anna hasn't yet shared her actions and iCad has only shared her hex codes, I figured I'd share how I do them.

Okay so we start with Anna's because that's the easiest.
I use images so I can copy/paste and it does go faster so I'll include those for people.



Download Anna's Colors

I start with a white base. I DO NOT desaturate. If it doesn't start white, I go with the color white create a rasta layer and then fiddle with overlay, color, soft light, etc until I get the white I want as a base.

Here's a little tip, always put the multiply layer before the Color. The Color layer is just to help the multiply layer pop!

Apple Green: Multiply 81%, Color 100%
Apricot: Multiply 67%, Color 100%
Beige: Multiply 71%, Color 100%
Black: Multiply 95%, Color 100%
Blue: Multiply 89%, Color 100%
Blueish Purple: Multiply 89%, Color 100%
Brown: Multiply 95%, Color 100%
Dark Blue: Multiply 95%, Color 100%
Dark Green: Multiply 95%, Color 100%
Dark Pink: Multiply 85%, Color 100%
Grey: Multiply 85%, Color 100%
Light Blue: Multiply 67%, Color 100%
Light Brown: Multiply 81%, Color 100%
Light Purple: Multiply 67%, Color 100%
Light Turquoise: Multiply 67%, Color 100%
Light Yellow: Multiply 67%, Color 100%
  Lime Green: Multiply 85%, Color 100%
Medium Pink: Multiply 79%, Color 100%
Mint Green: Multiply 67%, Color 100%
Off White: Multiply 67%, Color 100%
Olive Green: Multiply 95%, Color 100%
Orange: Multiply 85%, Color 100%
Peach: Multiply 67%, Color 100%
Pink: Multiply 67%, Color 100%
Purple: Multiply 85%, Color 100%
Red: Multiply 85%, Color 100%
Teal: Multiply 85%, Color 100%
Turquoise: Multiply 85%, Color 100%
White: Multiply 34%, Color 100%
Yellow: Multiply 85%, Color 100%
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Okay, iCads are a lot different and I have 4 different methods to those.
Let me state once again that I DO NOT desaturate. These are only 12 of her colors. Why twelve? It's the ones I like and abuse.

Download iCads Colors

HINT: Cottage White is the only one with a third Rasta Layer.
If you are starting with a WHITE texture, here's what you'll use.
(I rarely use this one and only use it as a last resort.)
Acorn: Multiple 89%, Color 100%
Burnished Amber: Multiple 89%, Color 100%
Cayenne: Multiple 95%, Color 100%
Cottage White: Multiple 95%, Color 100%
Espresso: Multiple 95%, Color 100%
Firepit: Multiple 91%, Color 100%
Madeira: Multiple 95%, Color 100%
Saddle: Multiple 91%, Color 100%
Treehouse: Multiple 95%, Color 100%
Vintage Lantern: Multiple 95%, Color 100%
Winchester Grey: Multiple 95%, Color 100%
Woodland Brown: Multiple 95%, Color 100%

If you are starting with a MEDIUM WOOD (think brownish to blackish) texture...
(I rarely use this one and only do if there isn't a decent light wood texture.)
Acorn: Overlay 49%, Color 100%
Burnished Amber: Overlay 49%, Color 100%
Cayenne: Overlay 61%, Color 100%
Cottage White: Overlay 49%, Color 100%, Soft Light 100%
Espresso: Overlay 65%, Color 100%
Firepit: Overlay 49%, Color 100%
Madeira: Overlay 65%, Color 100%
Saddle: Overlay 49%, Color 100%
Treehouse: Overlay 61%, Color 100%
Vintage Lantern: Overlay 65%, Color 100%
Winchester Grey: Overlay 49%, Color 100%
Woodland Brown: Overlay 65%, Color 100%

If you are starting with a LIGHT WOOD (think OFB light wood or AL light wood) texture..
(This is my preferred choice. The colors pop more.This also works well for Pooklet's Volatile base.)
Acorn: Multiple 71%, Color 100%
Burnished Amber: Multiple 71%, Color 100%
Cayenne: Multiple 85%, Color 100%
Cottage White: Multiple 5%, Color 100%, Soft Light 100%
Espresso: Multiple 91%, Color 100%
Firepit: Multiple 83%, Color 100%
Madeira: Multiple 91%, Color 100%
Saddle: Multiple 77%, Color 100%
Treehouse: Multiple 83%, Color 100%
Vintage Lantern: Multiple 91%, Color 100%
Winchester Grey: Multiple 85%, Color 100%
Woodland Brown: Multiple 93%, Color 100%

If you are starting with a GREEN WOOD (think Quaint furniture from the base game) texture.......
Acorn: Multiple 49%, Color 100%
Burnished Amber: Multiple 49%, Color 100%
Cayenne: Multiple 65%, Color 100%
Cottage White: Multiple 5%, Color 100%, Soft Light 100%
Espresso: Multiple 75%, Color 100%
Firepit: Multiple 55%, Color 100%
Madeira: Multiple 75%, Color 100%
Saddle: Multiple 51%, Color 100%
Treehouse: Multiple 55%, Color 100%
Vintage Lantern: Multiple 75%, Color 100%
Winchester Grey: Multiple 65%, Color 100%
Woodland Brown: Multiple 85%, Color 100%

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Sidenote: Sometimes you do have to fiddle with the Multiply or Overlay layer a bit in the opacity department to get them to match exactly. I'm sure, however, that you guys can figure it out. :) Also you can find the curtains, fabric and wood that's in my video over on my resources page. :) Enjoy! *giggles*

Comments

drew_cricket
Jun. 9th, 2012 03:02 am (UTC)
This may the most fabulous thing I have happened across in a very long time and I am friending you right now. I have been waiting for Anna's colors for yeeeeaaaars. <3
hafiseazale
Jun. 9th, 2012 07:02 pm (UTC)
I'm glad other people find these useful. :) I kinda feel like bad for keeping them to myself for so long now. :P