Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding contour , part of Photoshop CS3 Portrait Retouching Techniques.
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Welcome back.…In this movie we are going to be doing some contouring or adding some dimension to this image.…Now before we do that we need to organize our layers a little bit.…This layer 1 here I forgot to name that is actually the eyelash layer…and then the eyelashes layer that is a layer where I did some burning.…So I want to go ahead and name that one Burning so I know what it is like say hey that's…where I brought down those details a little bit.…I need to back it off after I look at the print, if it's too dark I can then do that.…Alright well let's create a new layer for our contouring that is Shift Option Command N on a Mac, Shift Alt Ctrl N on a PC.…
We will name this layer Contour.…Adding a little bit of dimension, we will select our Brush tool and we are going to paint…with black on 10% or less try about 8% there.…I like my brush nice and big about that size, blend mode of Soft Light or over light, I am going to go with Soft Light here…and what I am going to do is just look to bring out the shadows.…
- Removing distracting background elements
- Cleaning up small skin blemishes
- Reducing and removing wrinkles
- Softening and smoothing skin
- Adding and enhancing makeup
- Enhancing and enlivening eyes
- Brightening and whitening teeth
- Improving contrast and contour
- Adding body shape and dimension
- Cropping and composing a wedding portrait
- Improving portrait lighting
Skill Level Intermediate
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Photoshop CS3 Creative Photographic Techniqueswith Chris Orwig10h 58m Intermediate
1. Creative Portrait Retouch
2. Headshot Portrait Retouch
3. Three-Quarter Portrait Retouch
4. Full Body Portrait Retouch
5. Wedding Retouch: The Bride
6. Wedding Retouch: The Cover Shot
7. Reversing the Aging Process
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