Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Deemphasizing skin variation, part of Photoshop CS3 Portrait Retouching Essentials.
In the previous movie we worked on this file annika_and_dad.tif.…We are going to work on that as well.…So go ahead and open that one up in the Photoshop if you don't have it opened already.…let's just zoom in on the image.…I want to work on my dads skin a little bit more.…In the previous movie we worked on the forehead up there that looks nice.…One of the things that I noticed is that his chin needs a little bit of work.…We have some veins in the chin.…There is a little bit if different color.…This side of face is nice, yellow and brown and then we have some reds in here.…So I want to fix that up a little bit.…So I'm going zoom in on the chin and I'm going to create a new layer Shift+Command+N on a Mac,…Shift+Ctrl+N on a PC and lets name this layer r2 or retouch two.…
Now, we are going to zoom in even further.…We are going to select the healing brush, press the J key to grab the healing brush or select it in the toolbox and we are going…to Option Click to sample a nice clean area and just look to remove the veins that are here in the chin.…
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
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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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