How to Add Mascara to Darken Eyelashes with Photoshop


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Adding mascara to darken eyelashes

Here I want to share with you a quick and easy technique that you can use to darken the eyelashes. In a sense, this technique allows you to add mascara after the fact, using Photoshop. We'll also explore how we can add a few of our own eyelashes as well. In order to work with this technique, we simply need to create a new layer, change the layer blending mode, and then paint in on top of the eyelashes, and also paint in some of our own. So first press Shift+Command+N on a Mac, or Shift+Control+N on Windows.

We'll name this new layer Eyelashes, and we'll change our layer blending mode to Soft Light. Next, click OK. After having done that we'll want to choose our Brush tool, and with the Brush tool, we're going to need a really small brush. This will depend upon the res of your file, but for this one, I'm guessing two or three pixels will probably work well. All right, well let's zoom in on this photograph, and then next what we want to do is just start to paint ov...

Adding mascara to darken eyelashes
Video duration: 3m 13s 6h 4m Intermediate

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Adding mascara to darken eyelashes provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop for Photographers: Portrait Retouching

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Photography
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