Duotone Effect in Adobe Illustrator


Duotone Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Today you will learn to create Duotone Effect in Adobe Illustrator. Finalize a high resolution image for the effect and start with the tutorial.

Duotone Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Launch Adobe Illustrator and create a new document. Now follow the below steps-

Step 1

First of all place the image on the artboard by clicking on File in the Menu Bar and then selecting Place.

Duotone Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Duotone Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Step 2

Now we will edit the colors of the image. We will convert it into grayscale image.

Select the image and click on Edit in the Menu Bar. Place the cursor on Edit Colors and select Convert to Grayscale.

Duotone Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Duotone Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Step 3

Now select the Rectangle Tool and draw a rectangle on the artboard. Fill the rectangle with a bright color.

Duotone Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Step 4

Place the image over the rectangle and open the Transparency Panel.

Window > Transparency

Duotone Effect in Adobe Illustrator

Select the image and change its blend mode in the Transparency Panel.

Duotone Effect in Adobe Illustrator

I have selected Darken blend mode in the Transparency Panel. You can select any mode blend mode as per your image.

Duotone Effect in Adobe Illustrator

This is how you can create Duotone Effect in Adobe Illustrator.

Now practice this tutorial and share your views in the comment section. Also, share this tutorial with others.


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