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Help adding colour layer

Aug 29, 2014, 01:51
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Help adding colour layer
I've searched and searched and have read several tutorials which didn't help.

I have a black and white picture as the first layer. I then drop a colour picture on top of this, but it too is now black and white. I've tried adding the 2nd image in many different ways with different options selected but no combination lets me add it in colour, and none of the colour-related tools are even usable when it is added.

Why is this so complicated????
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Aug 29, 2014, 05:35
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RE: Help adding colour layer
(Aug 29, 2014 01:51)lemonsqueezer Wrote:  I've searched and searched and have read several tutorials which didn't help.

I have a black and white picture as the first layer. I then drop a colour picture on top of this, but it too is now black and white. I've tried adding the 2nd image in many different ways with different options selected but no combination lets me add it in colour, and none of the colour-related tools are even usable when it is added.

Why is this so complicated????
Hi,
You may have opened a 'Grayscale' image.
It should say at the top of the window...
But under the menu look for Image->Mode and see what is selected.
If it is Grayscale, change it to RGB.
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