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social network icons

In this tutorial we will show you how to use Photoshop CS5.5 to change the color of social network icons (or any icon for that matter) so that they can more closely fit into the color scheme of a wire-frame or website you are working on.With the popularity of social networking sites increasing on an almost daily basis the success or failure of a website depend more and more on integration of these social networks. However integrating them into a website when all the necessary icons are varying and often clashing colors can sometimes be a nightmare. For that reason it is becoming more and more popular to change the colors of these icons to suit the site under construction.

I will be using Photoshop CS5.5 for this but I do believe the other versions of Photoshop use similar techniques to achieve this effect. You may need to play around a little in other versions but the principle will be the same.

If you need a collection of social networking icons please check out the resource links I have provided at the bottom of this article. Continue reading

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