Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Improving the tone of the face, part of Photoshop CS3 Portrait Retouching Techniques.
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Hey, great work so far.…The image is looking a ton better.…It's amazing what a little bit of Photoshop work can do for an image.…You know what I want to do next is, work on the face.…Before I do that though, let's put these two layers in a layer group, and with the Shift key, click on the top one…and the bottom one and press Command+G and a Mac, Ctrl+G on a PC, we'll name this dimension.…One of the reason I want to leave those there, is again, I want the flexibility as I'm moving forward.…Now I may flatten those later, but for now I want to keep those, just in case,…I want to modify the intensity of those edits as I progress.…
Alright, well let's zoom in on the face a little bit, couple of different things that I want to do here,…one is I want to brighten up the eyes there a little bit, so I'm going to click on the adjustment layer icon and choose Curves…and make some brightness adjustment here and click, OK.…Next I'll invert that mask, Command+I on a Mac, Ctrl+I on a PC, and currently I'm painting…
- Removing distracting background elements
- Cleaning up small skin blemishes
- Reducing and removing wrinkles
- Softening and smoothing skin
- Adding and enhancing makeup
- Enhancing and enlivening eyes
- Brightening and whitening teeth
- Improving contrast and contour
- Adding body shape and dimension
- Cropping and composing a wedding portrait
- Improving portrait lighting
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Creative Portrait Retouch
2. Headshot Portrait Retouch
3. Three-Quarter Portrait Retouch
4. Full Body Portrait Retouch
5. Wedding Retouch: The Bride
6. Wedding Retouch: The Cover Shot
7. Reversing the Aging Process
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