How do I create a two toned color or watercolor look in illustrator or photoshop?

I am trying to create the two toned watercolor texture effect like the image found below.

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I have tried unsuccessfully to create it using Photoshop and Illustrator. Results I come up with don’t effectively blend the colors like the example.

Answer

It’s really a 3 tone effect. If you want to easily recreate it in photoshop or illustrator, follow these steps:

  1. Google search “Fee Vector Watercolor” or something similar
  2. Use 3 different brush vectors, or flip horizontally and vertically so all 3 of them have different edges, and align them very close to each other on the site you want the effect.
  3. Set the 2 bottom layers to 50% opacity and pick the 2 colors you want there.
  4. Leave the top layer at 100% and set that as the color you actually want the body to be.

It is easy to do it this way, that way you don’t have to worry about the two bottom colors blending into the right color on top.

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Source : Link , Question Author : IcingOnThePaper , Answer Author : Case Sandberg

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