Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Flamenco project pt. 2: Shape and height, part of Photoshop CS3 Portrait Retouching Essentials.
I'm glad you are back because I've realized and I actually like what I did in regards to editing this image.…There is one thing that I want to fix and that is the shape.…Right now these legs are really straight; I need a little bit of more of an S-curve there.…So, let's merge our layers.…There are couples of different ways that you can do this.…The easiest is by way of shortcut.…Remember that one on the Mac, Shift+Option+Command+E, PC that's Shift+Alt+Ctrl+E.…Now, I'm going to make a selection of the areas that I want to work on which is this portion of the legs.…I want to copy that to a new layer.…
So, I will go to Layer, New, Layer via Copy.…Now that I've this on its own layer, I call this dress.…Free transform that; Edit, Free Transform.…Then I'm going to right click or Ctrl+click and choose Warp.…What I want to do is just bring out some of the shape here, so I'm going to bring a little bit of shape out here.…Bring it in down this way.…OK, a little bit more curvature on that I think that's going to look better, I will press Return.…
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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