Tutorial: Changing Eye Color in Photoshop

Photoshop Tutorial

In this tutorial, you will learn how to change the color of the eyes using Photoshop CC 2014 on a Mac computer.

Here’s the before:


And the after:


(Note the difference between the eye colors.)

Start with a portrait, meaning that the picture has a person (who has eyes) in it. Using the zoom tool, zoom in on the eyes.

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Choose a selection tool. I like to use the Magnetic Lasso Tool, but you can choose the one you like the most.

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Select one eye, hold down Shift and select the other eye. Then, hold down Option and select the pupil of each eye.

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Add a Hue/Saturation Adjustment Layer.

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Check the box next to Colorize. Then choose the color you want the eyes to be. Use the Saturation and Lightness sliders to adjust the hardness of the color.

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I chose green and changed the saturation and lightness.

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After you have adjusted the colors as much as you want, you are done!

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Save your photo and tell your friends how cool you are.