Creating dimensions with contours


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Creating dimensions with contours

In this movie, I'm going to share with you a really fun technique. It's called contouring. Now it's kind of tricky at first but it's really valuable. Let me show you this image here. We have the Retouch file. If you look at the original, there is the original and then we have some retouching that I have done in order to clean the file up, little bit of symmetry on the right hand side, just on the cheek and then little bit of color and tone work. Pretty simple. Then we have this last layer. Interesting. Well, what's that layer about? Well look at the before and then the after. Look how the nose is thinner. The cheekbones are more prominent. Again, before and then after. Well, what's this layer about? Well, if we take this to a blend mode of Normal, it will look kind of strange. Here you can see what's happening is I'm darkening areas and brightening other areas. If you lower the Opacity of this layer, you can see what those areas are, right? So I'm bri...

Creating dimensions with contours
Video duration: 4m 23s 12h 23m Intermediate

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Creating dimensions with contours provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS4 Portrait Retouching Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop
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