Spotify Duotone Photo Effect Photoshop Tutorial

In today’s video tutorial we’re going to play around in Adobe Photoshop to create a vibrant duotone photo effect inspired by the recent Spotify rebranding. A simple Gradient Map does most of the work, but I’ll take you through some extra steps to help you achieve the best results.

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22 responses to “Spotify Duotone Photo Effect Photoshop Tutorial”

  1. Rotbart1337 Avatar

    Man this is soo fast, can't follow without slowing it down by 0.5. Also, half of what you do is out of screen. Dislike.

  2. Si N Avatar


  3. Aniket Sawantdesai Avatar

    Easily done, Thanks man!! One big like and subscribe from me ๐Ÿ˜€

  4. LandOwl Avatar

    Thank you so much for providing the actions!

  5. cnbirdie Avatar

    at 2:25 – how to you move some of the white circles behind the cutout? i missed which keystrokes you use to attach to cutout layer.

  6. Marimon Avatar

    So stoked that you shared the action file for free. You're fucking awesome. Thank you!

  7. T. Hanks Avatar

    I like your tuts, but you go waaayyyyy to fast, I have to rewind every action like 5 times so dislike from me

  8. Diego Sanchez Avatar

    u go too fast and dont zoom in on detailed selections, or explain. Poor tutorial

  9. Graphic Illusion Avatar

    Amazing tutorial!!! Thank you!!!

  10. Jaime Becktel Avatar

    The image is clear but your actions are blurry.

  11. Rosangela Sena Avatar

    How to change the colou of the circles you made? Like this we found on Lady Gaga's

  12. Darlene Crawford Avatar

    Nice. Thanks so much for the free Spotify Duotone Photo Effect Action! : )

  13. Miklos Philips Avatar

    I like the way it takes you over 1 minute for you to even open photoshop! Great tutorial!

  14. imDonDiestro Avatar

    i can't put the circles on one layer. each circle makes its own layer. how do i resolve this?

  15. Jermaine Cork Avatar

    How do I get the action to work?

  16. Lauren Kate Kelly Avatar

    Such a great tutorial because you move through it quickly and efficiently–thank you! One of the best PS videos I've ever seen.

  17. Zurbi Avatar

    thank you ๐Ÿ™‚

  18. Susie Jones Avatar

    Very grateful for your clear, concise directions and the free stuff, too!

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