Im trying to find out a way to colour these clouds but im just getting close. still something is missing.

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I tried with gradient map and it seems that it just not enough. Im looking to get the exact effect. if you have any idea it’ll be awesome,


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    Hi, thanks for showing your desired outcome but you should really edit this to show your own work as well wherever it is you got stuck so we can help you with the next step. – Ryan Aug 20 '19 at 12:14
  • This sounds like a duplicate... Deja vu? – Rafael Aug 20 '19 at 21:43

Not everything is as simple as adding a gradient, in this image there is a photomontage job, looking in detail each area it's easy to find some repetition patterns

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Starting from a background image, you can achieve color effects by superimposing images, adding gaussian blur, experimenting with layers blending modes, opacities, masks and grouped effect layers.

In this quick example:

  • Blending modes: Vivid Light and Difference
  • Hue and Saturation to change each color layer

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Images from unsplash: clouds, colors

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  • Thanks Danielillo! I really appreciate your help. ill try this method – user141679 Aug 22 '19 at 7:45

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