Exaggerating and selecting flesh tones


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Exaggerating and selecting flesh tones

In this exercise, we're going to exaggerate the saturation of the skin tones, and that's going to allow us to more easily select those skin tones, including the face and the arms. So I've saved my progress as Masked hair.psd, found inside the 26_masking folder. I am going to switch back to the full color composite image by clicking on RGB at the top of the Channels panel and then I'll switch over to the Layers panel like so. I'll grab that Background layer right there and I'll press Ctrl+Alt+J or Cmd+Option+J once again and I'll call this one Saturation, and then I'll click OK.

So, we are creating yet another layer just for the sake of exaggerating some of the details, to make them easier to select. So I'll drag Saturation to the top of the stack. Now, our big problem so far is that the skin tones aren't different enough from the background, and I also discussed how one side of an arm is lighter than this background and another side is darker and it&#...

Exaggerating and selecting flesh tones
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Exaggerating and selecting flesh tones provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Mastery

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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