Combining Gaussian Blur and Average


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Combining Gaussian Blur and Average

Now as I mentioned in the previous exercise, sometimes that Average filter combined with the Hue Blend mode is all that it takes in order to fix color modeling inside of somebody's face. And as it turns out when you combine Averaging Skin Tones technique with the Captain Kirk-in love technique, the one that involves the Gaussian Blur, you can get just amazing results. Two simple techniques combined together to create one fantastic image and that's what we are going to see here. So what we are looking at is the horacioqmarketforce image with the Gaussian Blur layer on top of it.

So if you still have that image open with Gaussian Blur set to the Overlay mode then great. If not then, you can open my version, it's called hurrayforhoracio.psd and of course it's still that same Duncan Walker image here. Alright, I am going to select the background layer and I am going to turn off that GBlur Layer for a moment here, just long enough so that we can select this fellow's face. So I will...

Combining Gaussian Blur and Average
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Combining Gaussian Blur and Average provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 One-on-One: Beyond the Basics

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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