How to Use Photoshop to Add Dark Circles Around the Eyes


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Adding dark circles around the eyes

In this exercise, we're going to add the dark circles around this guy's eyes, and we're also going to create some darkness under his lip that will help support the blood effect later. I've saved my progress as My friend the ghoul.psd, found inside the 07_refine folder. If you switch over to the Channels panel, you'll see that I've created this channel for you called shading. Go ahead and click on it to make it active. Now, it's nothing to write home about, which is why I've created this mask in advance. Notice that I've gone ahead and clipped away his eyes, so that we don't darken the interior of the eyes, that is. And then I've created these vague blobs around the eyes, and those represent the dark circles.

And I painted those in using a white brush, by the way. Then I reduced the brush opacity to 50%, and traced over the forehead, and around the cheeks. Then I painted a few times down here along the lower lip. Now, this is nothing more than a ...

Adding dark circles around the eyes
Video duration: 5m 20s 11h 36m Intermediate

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Adding dark circles around the eyes provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentals

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Design
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Photoshop
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