Join Lee Varis for an in-depth discussion in this video Lesson 14: Rebuilding skin pt. 2, part of Beyond Skin: Going Deeper with Photoshop CS3.
Now I've completely covered up all the bad skin with this blur layer.…I've painted in the mask to reveal the blur on sitting on top of the…original unretouched image.…And I have to at this point start to rebuild the skin texture, so let me show…you this technique here.…We can see here that I've covered up all of the bad skin with this blurred…layer. I've kind of created a whole mask over her which covers up all that skin.…
The next step is I need to re-create a skin texture, a convincing skin texture…here, and I'm going to use a little trick for that.…But right now I'm going to punch a hole through the mask so we can see the skin…right underneath it, right next to the smooth skin.…So here is the old skin texture underneath the smooth skin.…I am going to create a skin texture layer.…
To do that I'll hold down the Option or the Alt Key, create a new layer.…Very important, this check box gets checked, Use Previous Layer to…Create Clipping Mask.…This is going to be my skin texture layer.…Okay, we're going to change the Mode to Soft Light and fill with Soft Light…
Portraiture can be one of the most rewarding skills for a photographer to master, and the right post-processing and enhancement techniques can make all the difference. In Beyond Skin: Going Deeper with Photoshop CS3, Lee Varis uses Photoshop CS3 as a digital darkroom to bring out the best in photos of people, faces, and bodies. He examines tone and contrast, color correction, retouching, and more.
- Customizing the Photoshop CS3 workspace
- Controlling tone and color balance with Curves settings
- Correcting and enriching color with Hue/Saturation
- Converting images to black and white
- Retouching and sharpening portraits
- Enhancing background bokeh
- Adding portrait glow
- Blending luminosity
Skill Level Intermediate
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