Improve the look of lips with the Burn and Dodge tools Photoshop: Retouching


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Improving the look of lips with the Burn and Dodge tools

In this movie, we're going to take a two step approach to improving the lips. We'll first look at how we can use our burn and dodge technique that we've learned previously in order to add, perhaps, a bit of dimension to the photograph. Then we'll explore how we can clean up some of the edges or elements of the lips, and we'll do that on a separate layer. All right! Well first, let's create our burning and dodging layer. To do that, press Shift+Command+N on a Mac, or Shift+Control+N on Windows; we'll name this burn and dodge. Next, we want to change our layer blending mode to Soft Light.

In doing that, we can then paint with black or white in order to brighten or darken our photograph. Then we'll grab our Brush tool. Here we want to choose a brush without any Hardness. We want a nice, soft, small brush there. Next, we're going to go to our Opacity, and we'll take this down below 50%. We're going to go to about 30%, and see how that might work. Nex...

Improving the look of lips with the Burn and Dodge tools
Video duration: 4m 43s 6h 4m Intermediate

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Improving the look of lips with the Burn and Dodge tools provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop for Photographers: Portrait Retouching

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Photography
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