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Colour Always Reverts to Black & White

May 20, 2012 7:29 AM

Tags: #black/white #colour #threshold #stencil

Hi Guys!


Firstly, I should point out that I'm a Photoshop Elements newbie. 


I'm trying to create some colour stencils using Photoshop Elements 10.


When I select "threshold" on adjustment layer, the foreground colour always reverts to black and white, sometimes grey.  After that, even if I select any other colour, I am unable to fill with anything other than black or white - and I get some weird rainbow-like effect.  The program simply won't let me fill with colour.


This wasn't happening until today!


Does anyone know why this is happening and what I can do to stop it?!


I've had a look on a few forums - the general answer is that "greyscale" is selected in mode.  It isn't, RGB Colour is selected.


Many thanks in advance for your help!



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    May 20, 2012 9:07 AM   in reply to MuelVidBone

    The whole point of threshold is that it discards all color infomation and mkes every pixel either pure white or pure black. Don't use it if you want to do color, or add a hue/saturation adjustmet layer after using it with the colorize checkbox turned on.

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