Adding definition to the face


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Adding definition to the face

Now that we've clean things up a bit, we want to go back in and add some definition to the highlighted places on her face, the places that protrude more--her nose, cheeks, forehead, chin--and also maybe get rid of this dark spot that was caused by our repair. And to do this, we're going to add a new fill or adjustment layer, and select Curves, bring the histogram up toward the upper left-hand corner. Now we will invert our layer mask-- Ctrl+I or Command+I--select your Brush tool if it's not already. And of course you can adjust it using your open and close bracket keys and just start painting in the areas.

We want a little definition. This again is a multilayer process. You can do a really rough one the first time, just getting these areas that naturally catch more light. Then you can go back in a little more defined next time. You can do the opposite: you can bring your histogram down toward your lower right-hand corner and do the darks also. When you're through painting i...

Adding definition to the face
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Adding definition to the face provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Janine Smith as part of the Photo Restoration with Photoshop

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