Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding highlights to skin, part of Photoshop CS5: Fashion Retouching Projects.
Here we are going to take a look at how we can bring out some of our highlights.…Here's how I'll do this.…We're going to click on our adjustment layer icon and then we'll go to Curves…and we're just going to create a quick brightening curve.…Then we'll go to the Mask panel.…In the Mask panel we're actually going to choose Color Range and what I want to…do is click on one of the highlights.…I'll go ahead and sample it here. You can see that I'm able to snag a little bit…of a highlight then I'll Shift+Click to try to get a bit more of that highlight…there, and you can see that on the arm there in there. Next click OK.…
Well, what we've just done is we've built this mask based on these highlights.…Now, right now I'm aware that this doesn't look very good at all, but we can get…this to look good and here's how.…All that we need to do is to increase the Feather so that we have this…highlight which starts to track along that edge.…Now as I increase this Feather you can see that the skin looks to become…
- Changing clothing drape or shape
- Modifying the background
- Working with shadows and highlights
- Improving color
- Adding blur
- Cleaning up flyaway hairs
- High pass sharpening
- Adjusting eyes and eyebrows
- Reducing shadows around the eyes
- Making creative adjustments with color
- Removing wrinkles and smoothing skin texture
Skill Level Intermediate
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