Join Timothy Sexton for an in-depth discussion in this video Beyond the usual clone stamp, part of Photoshop Retouching Techniques: Faces.
…Before we start blending away imperfections with…the clone stamp, let's bounce around the…image a bit and balance areas that…have concentrated areas of color that stick out.…The usual areas where color really seems to gather in is the nose and the ears.…So let's just zoom in here, and you can see all…of this magenta, right around this area on the nose right here.…So what we're going to do is go into quick mask by hitting Q.…Let's get a brush.…Hit P.…And then just bring that down to about that size there.…By hitting the left bracket I can make my brush…smaller, by hitting the right bracket I can make it larger.…
So let's just go tale a look in the brushes and see if it's soft enough.…And, okay, it's on Transfer mode.…It's a nice soft brush which is exactly where we want to have it.…So now that we're in Quick Mask mode, we're going…to just lightly paint in these areas where the magenta…is really concentrated.…So just really, really lightly like that.…Now let's hit Q to get out of Quick Mask, let's pan out a touch.…
- Analyzing your portrait
- Setting the overall color
- Using masks to color correct
- Controlling blemishes
- Popping the eyes