Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Enhancing muscles with Curves, part of Photoshop CS3 Portrait Retouching Essentials.
In the previous movie, we worked on the file ironman.psd, we will be working on that file in this movie as well.…Open it up in Photoshop, go to Full Screen View mode and zoom in.…In the previous movie, we looked at the Burning and Dodging technique that added a little bit of a shape to the muscle.…I want to show you two more Burning and Dodge techniques that can really help you add shape to muscles,…and these also give you quite a bit of flexibility.…So lets turn on the layer ironman_legs and what we are going to do here is create a new layer.…We are going to do it by way of shortcut, Shift+Command+N on a Mac, Shift+Ctrl+N on a PC.…
We will call this layer bd for burn, dodge and we are going to take this to a Blend Mode of Soft Light, click OK.…Now the nice thing about using this is as I mentioned is that it is going to give us a lot of flexibility.…Let me show you why.…Alright, I will choose my Brush tool from the toolbox.…Choose black in the color picker, I want a low Opacity, I want low Flow so I can build this up.…
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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