Step 7 – Add color to the image

Paint the current layer with any color of your choice. Use a large brush with a hardness of 0. We used cyan, magenta, and yellow to create the results shown below.

If you need to, you can go back into the blending options to adjust the blending options.

Step 8 – Refine the threshold layer

Select Layer 1 then paint the layer as you like. For my image, I used a large brush with a hardness of 0 to paint the shadow on the bottom with white. This makes the shadow fade into the background.

Final Results

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