Join Lee Varis for an in-depth discussion in this video Lesson 16: Rebuilding skin pt. 4, part of Beyond Skin: Going Deeper with Photoshop CS3.
Okay, so I'm going to now take my texture layer back to Normal, and I'm going to…release the Clipping Mask.…So now bring it back up to 100%.…This is the texture I used.…All right, so I have a method of creating a whole library of these textures that…we can call up at any time at a later date.…First, I'm just going to select that whole layer, Command+A or Ctrl+A, and now…I go up here to the Edit menu and Define Pattern.…
So we can call of this--I'll call it Texture 1.…And give it a name that means something to you, because this is going to go in…your Pattern Library.…All right, now that I've defined this as a pattern, I don't--I can call up…this texture again.…I'm going to throw this one away.…When I'm ready to introduce the texture let's bring this smoothing back up a 100%.…I go down here to my adjustment layer and I'm going to make a Pattern…Fill adjustment layer.…
So here's my skin texture pattern and actually it's better if I do it like this.…Hold down the Option key and we're going to make that pattern adjustment layer…
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
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