changing eye colors in Photoshop

Changing Eye Colors in Photoshop

Have you ever needed to enhance or change eye colors? Or perhaps you want to see what you or someone else looks like with different eyes? In this tutorial I will show you just that very process in Adobe Photoshop!

There are different approaches to changing eye colors and I will show you a quick and easy step-by-step to achieving any color spectrum you want!

Let’s get started!

Open up your file

Open up your file in Photoshop (Ctrl/CMD + O). The image I’m using is from It’s a site where you can find free high resolution photos to use in anything your heart desires.

Select quick mask mode

Once you have your image opened up. Select Edit in Quick Mask Mode (Q). This will put you in a mode to quickly make masks around anything you select.

Create a mask by using the brush tool

Create a mask by using the Brush Tool (B). Make sure the brush tool is set to a black color. You’ll know if you are making your mask by the area turning a light red.

Get out of mask and selection showing

Once you have the area colored in Get out of Mask Mode (Q). Your red area will then become selected or “Marching Ants” will appear. Then Select the inverse (Ctrl/Cmd + SHIFT + I). This will select just the eye area.

Go into Hue Saturation to change eye colors

You’ll then want to adjust the color area by going into your Hue/Saturation (Ctrl/Cmd + U) to change eye colors to how you see fit.

Final Step

And you are finished! This is one way to quickly change eye colors in any photo image. There are many other ways to do it.

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