Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Brightening eyes with Screen Blend mode, part of Photoshop CS3 Portrait Retouching Essentials.
In the next couple of movies, what I'm going to do is share with you some techniques for brightening eyes.…We are going to startup by working on this file Sophia.tif.…Go ahead and double click that one and open it in Photoshop.…Press F to go to full screen view mode.…Now, it is a great natural light portrait of my daughter, Sophy good old stuff.…There is something that I just love about natural light.…What I want to do though is I want to brighten up the eyes a little bit.…So I'm going to zoom in on the image and there are a handful different ways to brighten eyes.…let's take a look at one technique.…We will select the background layer and then copy that by going to Layer, New, Layer via Copy or using the shortcut there.…
Now, that we have this new layer, I'm going to name this layer Screen.…We are going to take this to the screen blend mode.…Now, one of the things that's nice about the blend mode is that there is a shortcut for the blend modes.…I just pressed it, what was that shortcut, don't you want to know that that's so awesome to go to that Screen blend mode.…
Those wishing to see these skills applied in greater detail may also enjoy Photoshop CS3 Portrait Retouching Techniques.
- Strategizing a retouching workflow
- Correcting color and tone
- Cleaning up images in Camera Raw
- Removing distractions
- Enhancing structure and symmetry
- Reducing and removing wrinkles
- Sculpting facial features and body parts
- Whitening and brightening teeth
- Changing eyes
- Smoothing skin
Skill Level Intermediate
Photoshop CS3 Portrait Retouching Techniqueswith Chris Orwig8h 35m Intermediate
Beyond Skin: Going Deeper with Photoshop CS3with Lee Varis3h 56m Intermediate
1. Retouching Roadmap
2. Correcting Color and Tone
3. Cleaning Up Images in Camera Raw
4. Cleaning Up Images in Photoshop
5. Structural Image Enhancements
6. Reducing and Removing Wrinkles
7. Enhancing Eyes
8. Enhancing Eyelashes and Eyebrows
9. Improving Hair
10. Improving Faces and Bodies
11. Fixing Teeth
12. Improving Makeup
13. Enhancing Skin
14. Softening Skin
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