Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Increasing eyelash density, part of Photoshop CS3 Portrait Retouching Essentials.
In this movie we'll be working on the file eyelashes.TIF. Go ahead and open that one up. …I have to go to Full Screen View mode and then zoom in a little bit.…What we're going to do in this particular movie is look how we can increase the density of these eyelashes. You know, that's exactly…what mascara does. It increases the density, it brings attention to the eyelashes. It makes the eye a little bit more interesting. …Well how can we do this in Photoshop? Well we need to zoom way in so we're going to zoom way in on the eye here.…That looks pretty good. We are going to create a new layer; we're going to create a new layer via a shortcut.…
The shortcut is Shift+Command+N for the Mac.…For the PC, Shift+Control+N. We'll call this layer 'eyelashes.'…We'll change our blend mode to Soft Light,…and click OK.…So we have a new layer, blend mode Soft Light. We're going to grab a Brush. We want our Brush to be approximately between 1 and 3 pixels.…I'll try three, see if that works. It may be a little bit too high, but we'll give it a shot. Next we're going to take our…
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
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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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