Written by Aly. Done in PS 7.0
LEVEL - MEDIUM/MID-LEVEL.
How to turn this:
1: Choose your image, and
crop it to 100x100 pixels, and sharpen*
2: Copy your image, and set the blending option to Screen.
3: Open your Selective Color option. (Image >> Adjustments >> Selective Color...)
Set your Method to Absolute.
4: Follow these instructions:
Cyan -100, Magenta 0, Yellow -100, Black 0
Cyan 0, Magenta -75, Yellow - 90, Black 0
Cyan +5, Magenta 0, Yellow -25, Black +5
Cyan, 0, Magenta 0, Yellow 0, Black +100
5: Now go forth and customize at will!
PS: This is my absolute favorite coloring for icons. I'd love to see your results!!
*Please remember that sharpening always depends upon the image you are using.