Cleaning up the small details


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Cleaning up the small details

At this stage, what I want to do is simply clean up some of the small details. So, to do that, let's zoom in. Press Command+Plus on a Mac, Ctrl+Plus on Windows. Next, let's create a new layer, and let's name that new layer. We can do so by pressing Shift+Command +N on a Mac, Shift+Ctrl+N on Windows. We'll go ahead and name this details. Press Enter or Return to create that layer. Next, let's use one of our retouching tools. For example, we could go ahead and simply use our Healing Brush. I want to make sure we're sampling to all layers, and we also want to have a nice small brush.

Next, we Option+Click or Alt+Click on an area that has good skin there, nice detail, and then we just look to try to reduce and simplify. We want to reduce all the little skin variations and blemishes that we're seeing. Whenever you do this, you always want to sample from different areas. We've talked about this before, but it's just worth noting that, again, what you'll do...

Cleaning up the small details
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Cleaning up the small details provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5: Athletic Retouching Projects

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Photography
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Photoshop
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