Single Pixel Color Inspiration From Photos

If you’re looking for a new way to find color inspiration in your photos, try this simple Photoshop technique to pull out colors from a single pixel line and create some unique color artworks… there are so many vastly different results from the same images depending on where you select the single pixel line. Try it out:

Photoshop Instructions

-Open Any Photo You Want
-Use the Single Row Marquee Tool & Select a Single Pixel Row
-Transform (CTRL+T) & Stretch to Full Height
-Then Use Filter > Artistic > Dry Brush

A Gallery of Single Pixel Color Explorations

Birds in Wheat by Mike Ruggirello
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Running ahead of oneself
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International seasonĀ“s week

Pompidou 2
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Rainbow of Peace
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Morning Glory Pool
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Crayon Fence
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Peacock
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Trees Wonderful World
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by dogseat
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The Wave
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Everyone Lean to the Left!
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Sheila’s Surprise
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Power Lines and Storm by Mike Ruggirello
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Lets Get Down to Business
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Because It’s Pretty
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Morning Delight
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I’m so ashamed of this new manicure! by thelearnr

Author: evad
David Sommers has been loving color as COLOURlovers' Blog Editor-in-Chief for the past two years. When he's not neck deep in a rainbow he's loving other things with The Post Family (http://thepostfamily.com/), a Chicago-based art blog, artist collective & gallery.