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Whilst I am painting with one color, it suddenly changes to blue. This happens with my Elements 10

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Aug 14, 2020 Aug 14, 2020

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I'm using Elements 10,  while  I am on vacation using  my old laptop.  This as also happened when I'm at home using Elements 2020 and Photoshop 20. This happens frequently when I am painting a subject, suddenly the color changes to blue.  It does not change the color blocks. For example, I was painting a woman's auburn hair, without warning as I stroked my brush, the color turned blue.  I could not get it to change back to the auburn I was using.

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Adobe Community Professional , Aug 14, 2020 Aug 14, 2020
Try this: Open a blank layer above the Background layer Change the default blending mode to "Color" for the blank layer, and paint on the blank layer. If I were to change hair color of a subject, I would not do it the way that you have described. Instead, I would use one of the selection tools to select the crop of hair, place the selection on its own layer (CTRL+J), open a Hue/Saturation adjustment layer above the layer with the hair, then link these two layers (CTRL+G). In the dialog that co...

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Try this:

Open a blank layer above the Background layer

Change the default blending mode to "Color" for the blank layer, and paint on the blank layer.

 

If I were to change hair color of a subject, I would not do it the way that you have described. Instead, I would use one of the selection tools to select the crop of hair, place the selection on its own layer (CTRL+J), open a Hue/Saturation adjustment layer above the layer with the hair, then link these two layers (CTRL+G). In the dialog that comes up, check the "colorize" box, and work the Hue/Saturation/Lightness sliders. Give this a try.

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